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Pottery model jar, [(Mycerinus) Type XVIII]; red burnish; complete, small chip in rim.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 312-i)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
  • 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).

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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. 6, p. 219, p. 268 (misidentified as I 310).

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