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Alabaster jar (F. 7), pointed base; fine grained, wavy lined; broken and mended, lower section only.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.1137
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: .179 H. .095 W.
  • 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. 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
    Upper section of jar (shown in B582) missing when jar accessioned.

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Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 183, fig. 50, no. 14.

Photos 1