Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abadiya. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1899.
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. 17.