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Shouldered jar

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Limestone; gray spotted with dark gray; handles modeled on shoulders; broken and mended.

Provenance

From the Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.5 x 9.9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.595

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels