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Model food

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.9 x 2.3 cm (1 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1234

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Nine model food pieces in the shape of cylinders with rounded tops.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition