Offering table

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2416 D III

Accession Number

37.1315a-b

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

Made in two pieces, the top of the base rounded to fit hollow in the under part of the table.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 2416 D III. 1936, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition