Purchased with items believed to be from the Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Thutmose III found during World War I. The finds from the tomb had been purchased by the museum in almost their entirety by 1926. These elements were purchased in 1966 from Ernst Kofler, Lucerne. See Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, Cat. 114.
Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, pp. 119, 122–25, fig. 91f; pp. 164–67, no. 114; p. 227, figs. 158–59; pp. 253, 287, 333, 337, 352.