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Female serving statuette, torso and head

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Torso and head of female statuette, wig has traces of black paint. Arms are missing but look like they would be reaching forward like statuettes of woman grinding grain.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 13.5 x 9 cm (7 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1790

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture