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: 12.8 x 9.2 x 5.8 cm (5 1/16 x 3 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2025.1

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.
a  Upper torso (missing arms and head), incised lines at waist (? piece of clothing); body painted red.

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