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Model food

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Five model food offerings, trilobed shape.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or 6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.4 x 2.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1222

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models