Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Height x diameter: 17.4 x 14.7 cm (6 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster); fine-grained; wavy-lined; red-veined; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition