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Model bread moulds heaped on fire

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6
Date:
ca. 2323–2150 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Giza, Western Cemetery, Shaft G 2347a E (= G 5564 C), Harvard-Boston MFA excavations, 1935
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.66.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1935. Recived from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds. Acquired by the Museum from the MFA, Boston, 1964.

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