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Servant Grinding Grain

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5, second half
Date:
ca. 2420–2323 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Memphite Region, Giza
Medium:
limestone, paint
Dimensions:
19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.403
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Purchased from Peter Sharrer, New Jersey, 1979. Auctioned Sotheby's, New York, 1978. Previously Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, purchased in Cairo, 1911. Published in MMA Notable Acquisitions1979-80.

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