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Accessory to serving statuette: grindstone

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Limestone accessory to servant figure: scoop-shaped grindstone for grinding grain. Traces of black and red paint.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2347a B. 1935: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 11.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.657

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture