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Fourteen fragments of white limestone servant statue, brewer, joins 38-4-8 (torso in two pieces); figure wearing short [kilt] and belt, standing with bent knees, feet side by side, leaning forward over sieve on top of jar, hand in sieve to wrist, jar on basket stand, illegible inscription in front of basket stand inscribed horizontally from right to left [GLYPHS] Hetepenes(?); complete except for head and corner fragment of base. Illustration: Yes [including two torso fragments 38-4-8]. Illustration scale: ca 1:3

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_39-3-4
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, debris S of room c
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27.5+ cm Width: 10.5 cm Length: 22.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/03/1939
  • Owner
    Hetepenes(?) (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. 44, pp. 84, 90 (misidentified as 38-3-4), pl. 33a.

    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 8

People 1

Ancient People

  • Hetepenes(?) (in G 2088)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fragmentary (incomplete) limestone servant statue of brewer (39-3-4 + 38-4-8) inscribed for Hetepenes(?); found in G 2088.