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Small limestone servant [statue], [kneeling] female figure holding basket on her lap; head and part of base broken off and missing, basket and arms damaged. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-5-4
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 7530-7540: G 7530, room a, debris
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24 cm Width: 10 cm Length: 23 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 30.1458
  • Date of Register Entry
    05/04/1927
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Breasted, James Henry. Egyptian Servant Statues. The Bollingen Series 13. New York: Pantheon Books, 1948, p. 25, no. 1, pl. 25b.

    Dunham, Dows, and William Kelly Simpson. The Mastaba of Queen Mersyankh III (G 7530-7540). Giza Mastabas 1. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1974, p. 23, pl. 18a-b.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 199.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 51.

Photos 4