Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and received in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum from Khashaba, 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. 272.