Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 16.6 x 10.9 cm (6 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained; horizontal narrow band of white; two brown bands at foot; drilled with borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: 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