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Accessory to serving statuette, stack of bread loaves

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Limestone. Model of clay pots in a stack, in shape of a lumpy cone, painted rudely with red and black patches.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 2004, serdab. 1904: 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. (Accession date: November 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1887

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture