Bread mould

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris at NE corner of mastaba G 5130

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 21 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

Eg.Inv.21810

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: coarse red-brownware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: concave, thick walled
Rim type: angled
Base: concave, thick, uneven, heavily eroded
Surface Condition: white wash, straw temper, eroding at edges
Vessel Condition: surface eroding and fragile, several body cracks
Decoration:
Other: object not marked with number

Provenance

From Giza, debris at NE corner of mastaba G 5130. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition