Case in the shape of a round cake (bottom)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2385 A
Height x diameter: 4.6 x 29.2 cm (1 13/16 x 11 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)
Offering case in the shape of a round cake; it was meant to contain food offerings for the deceased. The exterior and interior were originally painted yellow.
From Giza, tomb G 2385 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition