Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 7 x 13.5 cm (2 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is shallow. It is made of white and gray-black gneiss. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is badly chipped.
From the Menkaura (Mycerinus) 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition