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Pottery model jar, [(Mycerinus) Type XVIII]; red slip on exterior (and interior of neck), stringcut base; complete, somewhat eroded surface.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 312-iii)
  • Material
    Pottery (Nile Silt)
  • Dimensions
    Rim diameter: 3.7 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 6.1 cm; Height: 6.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • 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.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1910).

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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. 218, fig. 68 no. 8, p. 219, p. 268 (misidentified as I 310).

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