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Crudely made limestone servant statue, standing male figure carrying two (or perhaps three) traditional offering jars, one balancing on his shoulder and other held under his left arm; clad in very short [kilt] with left shoulder strap only and with belt (without buckle), hair (no wig), [irises], eyebrows and eyelashes painted black, white of eye and [kilt] white, body and jars red-brown, interior of jars black; incomplete, right ear, right temple, right cheek, nose, and mouth slightly chipped, lower left and whole right arm, right leg, and left leg below knee missing. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:3

Details

  • ID
    GEM_11633
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, serdab 2
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.8 cm Width: 14.3 cm Thickness: 7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_72140
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15245
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_38-4-5
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_11633)
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/10/1938

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, p. 83, fig. 41, pl. 32d.

Photos 8