Model bread loaf
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), debris
2.5 x 5 x 14.5 cm (1 x 1 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of four cone-shaped objects of linen, covered with gesso, now badly decayed. Others are 21.466, 21.470.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition