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Fragment of a cake mold

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Fragment of a cake mold made of yellowish red clay. It is a conventional design of leaves, lines and dots.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.916

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds