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Pottery shoulder jar with modeled rim and tapering rounded base, [(Mycerinus) Type V]; wheel made, lower exterior scraped and hand finished; missing part of the shoulder, but otherwise complete.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 314-318)
  • Material
    Pottery (Marl Clay)
  • Dimensions
    Rim diameter: 5.5 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 10 cm; Height: 16.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • 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. 213, p. 215, fig. 65 no. 1, p. 268.

Photos 2