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Limestone model of bedja loaves baking in bread molds from servant statue; crudely painted with red and black patches.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2004, serdab
  • Material
    Painted limestone
  • Dimensions
    Other: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    about 2465–2323 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1905-1906: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: November 8, 1906)
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Bates, Oric. "Sculptures from the Excavations at Giza, 1905-1906." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 5, No. 26 (1907), p. 20.