Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 12.9 x 7.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. It was drilled with a borer.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 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