Old Kingdom, dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall: 6.7 x 17.7 cm
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Out on Loan
Out On Loan
Alabaster; fine-grained; broad bands of white; no ring at top; broken and mended; one piece missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition