Excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt with funds from the Egyptian Research Account. Acquired by the ERA and the BSAE in the division of finds and donated to the Museum by subscription, 1912.
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. 39.