Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 13.1 x 10.7 cm (5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse and fine-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It was drilled with a borer. The shape is slightly uneven. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition