Thin-walled anorthosite gneiss vessel; the stone is white and marked with black spots. The vessel's form copies the shape of 4th Dynasty carinated pottery bowls. Some pieces are 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