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Serving statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Largest: 3.6 x 8.2 x 0.9 cm (1 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in.) Smallest: 2.3 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38-4-20

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone serving statuette fragments. Eight fragments, plus bag of flakes. Three fragments are possible body parts; two fragments are possible base pieces with black paint; three miscellaneous, two with black paint. Found in box with 38-4-16.

Provenance

From Giza. 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