Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Queen's Pyramid Temple
Height x diameter: 3.8 x 4.9 cm (1 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Small, heavy, model offering cup, fine-grained, drilled with borer, incised hieroglyphic name of Prince Kai (royal servant Kai) on rim. “Dim 21” written on cup.
From Queen's Pyramid Temple (QPT), Giza. 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