Model of a conical bread loaf (or incense cone?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.937

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Cloth coated with plaster and painted orange with black tip. Worm eaten.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition