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Accessory to serving statuette: basket

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Basket broken off from serving statuette; in 2 fragments; incomplete. Painted yellow. May 4, 1927. MFA brown card.

Provenance

From Giza, Room G 7530 in radim. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2028

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture