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Food case with bread

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Bronze circular case for flat cake; in two parts; unopened and still contains cake.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7143 B. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4303

Medium or Technique

Copper and barley bread

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects