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Serving statuette of brewer in four fragments

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Small limestone statue of brewer in four fragments. Broken: head, arms, part of base broken off and missing: four fragments A, B, C, D (B & C glued). (Date May 4 1927) ( Note: "In Boston. Not Reg. Drawer") MFA brown card. d: Upper portion of vat, flaring rim with incised rings.

Provenance

From Giza, Room G 7530 in radim. 1927: 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: 7.5 x 8.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2025.4

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture