Accessory to serving statuette, box
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Giza G 2382 / Court Hole 2
Height x width x length: 6 x 6.3 x 10 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Model box, originally an accessory for a “serving statuette.” Cylindrical top on rectangular base with sides sloping inwards. Paint worn off. Hole bored in bottom for peg attachment.
From Giza, Tomb G 2382, Court Hole 2. 1913: 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.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition