Bread from a foundation deposit
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari
Height x width: 22.8 x 26.3 cm (9 x 10 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Triangular loaf, complete with restored band in center.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. By 1924: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Deir el Bahari (MMA 25:3:333; published in Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dec.1924, II, p.10, Fig.6; Mar.1926, II, p.8); 1937: received by the MFA through exchange with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1937)
Recieved from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange