Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 366
Height x width: 4.5 x 3.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained, wavy-lined alabaster, with the surface roughly blocked out; drilling of interior only started; heavy.
From, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 366 (Dim. 9). 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