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Limestone; white to dark gray; lines of dark all over surface; no ring at top; broken and mended; small pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.3 x 6.1 cm (4 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.388

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels