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Porphyry squat jar (H.S.Sq. 63); hard, green and white; perfect condition.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.405a
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Porphyry
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 6.1 x 13.3 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/4 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)
  • Remarks
    Porphyry squat jar + separate alabaster ring = MFA 11.405a + MFA 11.405b.

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