Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21-Dynasty 25
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Legacy dimension: .017 H. .012 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Steatite; dark green glaze; brown discoloration; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise. Winged Seth-Baal on uraei joined at tails, above and on the sides debased inscriptions (jmn, nTr nfr), inspired by Ramesside models.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pilared hal 27). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition