Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 4.4 x 12.6 cm (1 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored white and gray and speckled with black. It is fine-grained. It is shallow and heavy. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition