Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 16.1 x 6.7 cm (6 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is a brownish color and fine-grained. It was drilled with a borer. Half of the rim is missing. The base is flat. It is broken into six fragments. Two of the fragments are the base including the lower body and the rim including the upper body. The four other fragments are various and small. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition