Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 15.1 x 8.1 cm (5 15/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From 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