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Serving statuette, brewer with jar

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Painted white limestone fragment of serving statuette (jar with basket or sieve on top of it and hands (?) on basket) broken off above and below. Traces of red-brown paint (brewer). MFA brown card.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7715 top. 1936: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA 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: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.) Overall: 3.2 x 3.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2749

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture