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Accessory to serving statuette, row of beer jars

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Accessory to serving figure; row of 9 red beer-jars with black sealings standing in white rack. Ancient dowel hole 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

Height x width: 7 x 11.3 cm (2 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.651

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture