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Pottery model jar with pointed base, [(Mycerinus) Type XVI]; red burnish; complete, chip in rim.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 391 sub-iii)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 9.5 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 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).

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. 5, p. 271.

Photos 1