Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 23.9 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone contains large crystals. It has horizontal wavy white bands. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It was drilled with a borer. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition