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Diorite; black, gray and white; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .07 H. .156 D.

Accession Number

11.3061

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels