Fragment of bread mould with potmark
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab
Overall: 15.4 x 15.6 cm (6 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of “flower pot” shaped bread mould. Coarse Nile silt clay with light slip. Surface cracked. Wet incised potmark in shape of vertical line with loop at upper end on exterior.
From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.
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