Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 356, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 3.0 x 5.2 cm (1 3/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained, wavy-lined, flat-bottomed, model offering cup, in good condition with nick in rim. “Dim 20” written on cup.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I 356. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition