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Pottery ovoid jar with modeled rim and rounded base, [(Mycerinus) Type VI]; wheel made, lower exterior roughly scraped and hand finished, red slip; missing one-third of rim (sherds stored inside vessel), but otherwise complete.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1930
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 21-13)
  • Material
    Pottery (Nile Silt)
  • Dimensions
    Rim diameter: 6 cm; Maximum diameter: 11.6 cm; Height: 15.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • 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).

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. 214, p. 215, fig. 65 no. 8.

Photos 3