Convex bowl with cartouche of Snefru
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6.8 x 19.9 cm (2 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored gray and black. It is incised with thecartouche of Snefru on the inside. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is chipped.
From Egypt, 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