Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall: 7.3 x 10.7 cm (2 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine and coarse-grained; drilled with a borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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