Fragment of the offering list of Nefer-sef-Khufu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
2450–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2185

Accession Number

12.1492

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of an offering scene showing seated figures of man and wife with offerings and a long inscription. It is beautifully cut. The upper right section of the offerng list has a compartment bearing the word “incense”.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2185

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition