Excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund at Thebes. Received by the EEF from the Egyptian government in the division of finds.Acquired by the Museum from the EEF through subscription, 1907.
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. 266.