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Accessory to serving statuette, grindstone

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Grindstone from model of woman grinding grain. On top surface a little white plaster. Small deep worked hole on bottom surface for attachment. December 2. MFA brown card. Traces of black paint.

Provenance

From Giza, G6040 Room C in court high up in limestone chips. 1925 : 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.8 x 4.8 x 9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2775

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture