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Limestone squat jar (Lst.Sq. 3), separate ring at top; fine grained, white spotted with greenish-black; broken and mended.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 5.4 x 9.3 cm (2 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • 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)
  • Remarks
    Two limestone squat jars identified as 3: MFA 11.626 (originally identified as H.S.Sq. 3) and MFA 11.382a-b.

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