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

12.1491

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

One of an original thirteen fragments of an offering scene (lower central part of offering list). It is now broken into four pieces. The list is divided into compartments containing the name of the offering and the amount needed for the funerary ritual. The text is carved in sunk relief, while the figure of a kneeling priest, present at the end of each row, is carved in raised relief.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2185. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition