Bearing stone for ropes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, probably reign of Myceri
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4220, Valley temple of Menkaura
12 x 8 x 11 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stone, dark granite
Not On View
Broken. Three grooves for rope on one end, conical boring (broken) on opposite end.
From Giza, Valley Temple of Menkaura, tomb G 4220. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition