Base of a model offering table

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.2 x 6.8 cm (2 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2885

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Stand for an offering table, goes with 21.2903.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E. Feb. 1914: 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