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Copper; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, court of niches. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 34 x 10 cm (13 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.744

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels