Cake mold fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.915

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Fragment of a cake mold made of coarse red clay. There is a disc surrounded by two rows of deep holes of different sizes.

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