Accessory to serving statuette: grindstone

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2347a B

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 11.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.657

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone accessory to servant figure: scoop-shaped grindstone for grinding grain. Traces of black and red paint.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2347a B. 1935: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition