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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: 15.3 x 8.4 x 4.5 cm (6 x 3 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25-2-382.18

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Eight joined interior fragments. Top surface is polished. Forms part of diagonal coner of rectangular basin in offering table. Sides slope down to flat bottom of basin. Joins but is not attached to 25-2-382.2 (left)

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