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Model food

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.7 x 2.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1226

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Twelve of 15 model cones, possibly representing conical loaves.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition