Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and received in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum, 1917.
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, p. 288, fig. 189.
Posener, Georges 1959. Dictionnaire de la civilisation égyptienne. Paris: F. Hazan, p. 37.