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Cone

1 roughly shaped cone- model bread?

Provenance

From Giza, G 4612, serdab chamber. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.0 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-45

Medium or Technique

White Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models