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Alabaster squat jar (A.Sq. 42), ring at top (broken); fine grained, wavy lined; broken and mended, pieces missing.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 7.7 x 13.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Deaccessioned: January 16, 1936
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911; Deaccessioned January 16, 1936 as gift to Children's Art Center)
  • Remarks
    MFA 11.338a-b deaccessioned. Separate ring (not shown in original expedition photo) present when jar accessioned.

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