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It is in excellent condition. The rim is rolled and everted. It is complete. The jar it belongs to is 11.405a.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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 (complete jar): 6.1 x 13.3 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.405b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels