Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, A. Sq. 79
Height x diameter: 5.9 x 12.5 cm (2 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; white-veined; no ring at top; broken and mended; bottom missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, A. Sq. 79. 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