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Surface heavily encrusted and damaged by disease.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 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 width: 8 x 6.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.718

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels