Ankhaf offering table fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Above mastaba G 7510

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 14.5 x 4.8 cm (5 7/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2593

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Eight joined fragments of Ankhaf’s offering table. From lower left edge of table. The edge surface is finished but not polished. The top surface is polished and inscribed with hieroglyphs. Joining but not attached to 25-2-382.1= 25.2225. Hieroglyphs: Hery tep.

Provenance

From Giza. Above mastaba G 7510. 1925: 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