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Pottery bag-shaped jar with everted rim, [(Mycerinus) Type XX]; red ware, red slip and burnish; rim broken off, but otherwise in good condition.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 325-352)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • 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; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 219, fig. 69 no. 4, p. 269, pl. 72a.

Photos 3