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Pottery ovoid jar with short tubular neck and rolled rim, [(Mycerinus) Type XVI]; body handmade (coiled), neck and rim wheel made, red slip on exterior, six horizontal incised lines above shoulder; complete.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 302 sub-15/35)
  • Material
    Pottery (Nile Silt)
  • Dimensions
    Rim diameter: 8.7 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 20 cm; Height: 23.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • 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; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1910).

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. 217, fig. 67 no. 3, p. 267.

Photos 3