Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mycernius Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 45, III/23/NW
Height x diameter: 16.7 x 11.6 cm (6 9/16 x 4 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; white veined; handle on one shoulder; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 45, III/23/NW, SUB 55. 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