Limestone servant statue of woman grinding grain on quern; figure wears calf-length skirt and has hair tied in a cloth.
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Mastaba G 2185, serdab
- H. 19.5 cm, w. 8.2 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
- This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Breasted, James Henry. Egyptian Servant Statues. The Bollingen Series 13. New York: Pantheon Books, 1948, p. 20, n. 3, pl. 19b.
D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 90-91, cat. 21.
Dunham, Dows. The Egyptian Department and its Excavations. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1958, p. 145, fig. 118.
Daily Life in Ancient Israel: Essays and Catalog of an Exhibition at the Yeshiva University Museum. New York City: Yeshiva University Museum, 1980, pp. 17-19, 78, fig. 11.
Herrmann, John. Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World. Nagoya: Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1999, cat. 36.
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