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Globular ovoid jar

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The stone is dark colored and white veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken into four fragments. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza / M.V.T./I/21/189

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 14.1 x 11.8 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1610a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels