Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I379
Overall: 3 x 6.2 cm (1 3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; rim nicked. Flat-bottomed model dish.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I379. 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