Votive loaf of bread
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Osiris temple, Khufu altar
Height x width: 4.7 x 2.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Pottery votive loaf of bread. It is made of light red clay. The model resembles two fingers or legs. It is an oval shape. The surface is worn.
From Abydos Temple, altar of Khufu. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription