Accessory to serving statuette: basket

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Room G 7530 in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2028

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Basket broken off from serving statuette; in 2 fragments; incomplete. Painted yellow. May 4, 1927. MFA brown card.

Provenance

From Giza, Room G 7530 in radim. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition