Accessory to serving statuette, table

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2088, Rm E

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 20 x 14.5 cm (3 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.2155

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ten fragments, some joined (large fragments .1-.4 fit together), of yellow rectangular limestone table of serving statuette. Right hand on upper right edge of table and left foot beside opposite rear leg of table. Inscribed on top of base along long left side of table. Inscription facing out right. Top of table slopes downwards away from figure. Traces of red-brown paint. MFA brown card.

Provenance

From Giza. G 2088, Rm E. 1938: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition