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Date Made/Found: 1550-1069 BC
Collector: Collected by Reverend Greville John Chester , British, 1830 - 1892
Donor: Reverend Greville John Chester , British, 1830 - 1892
Material and Medium: Ceramic
Dimensions: 78mm x 77mm
Place Object Found: Egypt
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J5.6.77.30
This is an ancient Egyptian pot stand. Cooks used these stands to support cooking pots over the fire. People cooked outside at the back of their homes over open fires and with simple ovens. They baked bread, often producing round flat breads or conical-shaped loaves in moulds. They used straw, palm leaves, animal dung and wood to fuel the fires.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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