Fragment of serving statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2330 A in debris of shaft bottom

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 9.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-30

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of pottery servant statuette; in two pieces: pair of hands grasping side of flaring bowl containing spouted jar, bowl on round base (?), spout (b) and neck (a) separate pieces set in with plaster (?), chisel work, rubbed smooth as 12-10-26

Provenance

From Giza, G2330 A in debris of shaft. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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