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Serving statuette of a woman grinding grain

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Woman kneeling and grinding grain.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2415 (serdab). Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 28.2 x 45 cm (11 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2601

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture