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Serving statuette, brewer

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Figure of a brewer. Twelve fragments of man wearing short skirt and belt, standing with bent knees, feet side by side, leaning forward over sieve on top of jar, hands in sieve to wrist, jar on basket stand. Illegible inscription in front of basket stand, horizontally from right to left. Torso...

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From Giza. G 2230. 1939: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA 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: 10.5 x 27.5 x 22.5 cm (4 1/8 x 10 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Other: Torso 38-4-8:10.2 x 7.2 x 14.4 cm (4 x 2 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

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The Ancient World