Cake mold

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.912

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Cake mold made of coarse red clay. It is an irregular circle with a depressed design of sprigged vine. The edges are chipped.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription