Serving statuette, brewer with jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7715 top

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.) Overall: 3.2 x 3.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2749

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Painted white limestone fragment of serving statuette (jar with basket or sieve on top of it and hands (?) on basket) broken off above and below. Traces of red-brown paint (brewer). MFA brown card.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7715 top. 1936: 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