Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Cyl. 127
Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; opaque white veins; reddish veis near foot; drilled with cylindrical drill; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Cyl. 127. 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