Base of serving statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2450 B

Dimensions

Other: Joined 30 x 10.5 cm (11 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-174

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base of serving statuette in two pieces. The grinding stone is painted red, the base is painted black. The kneeling woman is not present.

Provenance

From Giza. From G2450 B. 1912: 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