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.

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: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 115, fig. 68.

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