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Ankhaf offering table fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall (joined): 4.6 x 5.6 x 4.8 cm (1 13/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-2-382.17

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Two pieces joining but not attached of right side of offering table. Right side is finished but not polished. op is finished and polished with incised hieroglyphs: bottom of “per” sign and Thoth on standard. Joins 25-2-382.3 and 25-2-382.13.

Provenance

From Giza. 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