Excavated by Ahmed Kamal in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Khashaba at Meir, 1910. Received by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Metropolitan 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. 315.