Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 17.7 x 10.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and red-veined with spots of white. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It was drilled. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt,Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. 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