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Accessory to serving statuette, jar or churn

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Limestone accessory to serving statuette; tall, jar-like object, a churn (?); no color. Drilled anciently for fixing on base.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2347A E. 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

Overall: 8 x 4.6 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.656

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture