Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 16.2 x 9.4 cm (6 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; coarse-grained; wavy-lined; horizontal bands of white; drilled with a 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