Serving statuette - butcher
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7530 A
Height x width x length: 20 x 9.5 x 19 cm (7 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragmentary “serving statuette” of limestone; sitting/squatting figure with one knee drawn up, in the act of cutting a bound calf. Right shoulder & upper arm, head, and portions of sides of base broken off and missing. Six fingers on right hand. Assembled from three joining fragments.
Part of right shouder (1/26/05).
From Giza, Tomb G 7530 a (Meresankh III). 1927: 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.
(Accession date: 1930)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition