Excavated at Meir in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Received by him in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum in 1911 from M. Casira, Egypt.
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. 266.