Accessory to serving statuette, pile of cakes (?)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2347 A E
Height x width: 3.7 x 4.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone accessory to serving statuette; pile of cakes baking over coals (?); red and black pigment is rubbing off. Ancient dowel-hole for fixing on base.
Form Giza, G 2347A E. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1937: accessioned by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition