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Male serving statuette with goose

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This serving statuette portrays a squatting preparing to cook a goose. Now broken into five pieces, the statue is missing the left part of ther man's face and neck, part of his lower left arm, part of the knife, two chips of goose's neck and some of the base. A name (the reading is unclear) is...

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From Giza, G 2088, Rm E. 1938: 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 21 x 24.2 x 10.2 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 4 in.)

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The Ancient World