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It has a high shoulder. The base is flat, and the rim is inverted. There is no ring at the top. It is in good condition. It is complete.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) 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, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6 x 11.5 cm (2 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.393

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels