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Model food offerings

Two model food offerings, probably bread loaves. Linen, coated with plaster, one painted black, the other yellow.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El Bersha, Pit 10A, between coffin 4 and east wall, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12, 2040–1783 B.C.

Accession Number

21.469a-b

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Models