Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure of a male beer-maker

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5
Date:
ca. 2649–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
16 15/16 in. (43 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.2.1
Not on view
Purchased in Paris from Dikran Kelekian, 1920.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1937. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes. New York, fig. 2.

Scott, Nora E. 1944. Home Life of the Ancient Egyptians: A Picture Book. New York: Plantin Press, fig. 6.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 115, fig. 68.

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