Serving statuette of brewer in four fragments

Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.

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


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.)

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



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.


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