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Limestone [model] "grinding stone" belonging to servant statue; sides painted red, hole in bottom. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    MMA_64.66.9
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2347a E (= G 5564 C)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4 cm Width: 5.8 cm Length: 9.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1964
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_35-11-20
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_37.648
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_64.66.9; deaccessioned MFAB_37.648
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/12/1935
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1935. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_37.648). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on April 8, 1964.
  • Remarks
    pits G 2347a CDE = pits G 5564 ABC
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5564

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 4

Institutions 1