Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall: 17.8 x 10.4 cm (7 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; horizontal narrow bands of white; spots of white; drilled with a borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura 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