Female serving statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2088

Dimensions

Depth x Height x Length: 12.7 x 25.4 x 36.8 cm (5 x 10 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.2129

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female Servant Statue. It is painted limestone. Her forearms and legs are broken off. She is wearing an apron. She has on a black wig with a cap on top. Her eyes are outlined and detailes with black paint. Her facial features are round and plump.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2088. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition