Ankhaf offering table fragments
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7500
Overall: 2.5 x 13.3 x 5.4 cm (1 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.) Other: 8.4 x 13 x 5.4 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.) Other: 10.9 x 13.4 x 5.4 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Nine fragments. All fragments were originally joined, but now are in two parts one with three joined fragments and the other with six joined fragments. From left edge of offering table. Top surface is polished, with incised hieroglyphs. The polished surface slopes downward in narrow V. Joining but not attched to Eg.Inv.7148.12 (bottom) and Eg.Inv. 7148.18 (right). Hieroglyphs: standing male facing right and ‘ked’ (?) sign.
From Giza. Street G 7500, mastaba G 7510 Ankh-haf S of SW door of exterior chapel. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition