Accessory to serving statuette, grindstone

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040 Room C in court high up in limestone chip

Dimensions

Other: 2.8 x 4.8 x 9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2775

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Grindstone from model of woman grinding grain. On top surface a little white plaster. Small deep worked hole on bottom surface for attachment. December 2. MFA brown card. Traces of black paint.

Provenance

From Giza, G6040 Room C in court high up in limestone chips. 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–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