Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, S. cyl. #13
Overall: 22.8 x 6.9 cm (9 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; brownish bands; rope modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, S. cyl. #13. 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