Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.7 x 16.7 cm (3 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; coarse-grained; dark colored; large crystals; broken and mended; no ring at top; 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