Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and received in the division of finds. Given by Khashaba to J. Pierpont Morgan who donated it to the Museum, 1911.
Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 283-284, fig. 186.