About this object

Circular cake of bread stamped with a circular design containing sixteen squares containing an ornamental design resembling a flower or leaves. The bread was made to be used in the Christian ritual of the Eucharist. 19th century AD or earlier.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1878 AD before
  • Materials
    Bread
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Rev. Greville John Chester, 1878
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1878
  • Measurements
    x 30 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Greville John Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Greville John Chester

    Owned from: 1878
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1878-08-29
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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