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Gneiss squat jar (H.S.Sq. 32), handles modeled on shoulder, ring modeled at top; grey and white marked with black; broken and mended.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.629
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Anorthosite gneiss
  • Dimensions
    Height x width: 9.2 x 17.4 cm (3 5/8 x 6 7/8 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: 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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