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Rectangular base (in two pieces) of limestone female (?) servant statue, corners rounded, with two feet standing side by side and base of circular object in front of feet, incised vertical (facing right) inscription in front of left foot [GLYPHS] Setimu. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_39-3-3
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, debris S of room c
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 10.2 cm Length: 23.6 cm Thickness: 6.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/03/1939
  • Owner
    Setimu (in G 2088)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, p. 83, fig. 43, p. 90 (misidentified as 38-3-3).

    Roth, Ann Macy. "The Meaning of Menial Labor: 'Servant Statues' in Old Kingdom Serdabs." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 39 (2002), p. 113.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Setimu (in G 2088)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Base of limestone servant statue (39-3-3) inscribed for Setimu; found in G 2088.