Food case with bread

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7143 B

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4303

Medium or Technique

Copper and barley bread

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Bronze circular case for flat cake; in two parts; unopened and still contains cake.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7143 B. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition