Model food

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 3.4 cm (1 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1233

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

One food model, half of a disc (as if broken along diameter) with tapered edge. See photo in Mummies and Magic pg. 93, no. 25.

Provenance

From 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