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Alabaster squat jar (A.Sq. 1), seaparate ring at top; wavy lined, irregular veins of white; broken and mended, pieces missing.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.379a-b
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 11.4 x 19.5 cm (4 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • 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. 1908-1910: 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)

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