Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan from Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and donated to the Museum, 1912.
Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 272-273, fig. 179.