Serving statuette of brewer in four fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Room G 7530, room a, debris

Dimensions

Other: 6.5 x 8.8 x 17.9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Overall B & C: 17.9 x 8.8 x 21 cm (7 1/16 x 3 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.2025.3

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small limestone statue of brewer in four fragments. Broken: head, arms, part of base broken off and missing: four fragments A, B, C, D (B & C glued). (Date May 4 1927) ( Note: “In Boston. Not Reg. Drawer”) MFA brown card.
c: base including bottom of vat and feet of standing figure; top of base has traces of black paint.

Provenance

From Giza, Room G 7530 in radim. 1927: 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