Serving statuette of brewer in four fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2025.4

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.
d: Upper portion of vat, flaring rim with incised rings.

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