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Pottery model jar with rolled slightly everted rim and flat bottom, [(Mycerinus) Type XVIII]; crudely made, traces of red slip; now in ten pieces.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.2181
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 312-ii)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • 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.

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. 218, fig. 68 no. 7, p. 219, p. 268 (misidentified as I 310).

Photos 2