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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 7.9 x 3.7 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1901

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Fragment of alabaster offering table with at least two rectangular troughs. One finished edge, forming right side of table. Finely formed ‘ka’ arms hieroglyph in sunken relief on top surface.

Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7000 debris S of mastaba G 7450. 1927 : 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