Offering table of Kheref, son of Ankhaf

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba G 2011

Dimensions

Other: 29.5 x 14.5 x 59.5 cm (11 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1880

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Offering slab, rectangular in shape; two basins, one intact and other partially broken off; one round raised platform in middle. Hieroglyphs incised all around top surface. Offering formula for Ankhaf by his son Kheref.

Provenance

From Giza, G2011. 1905-06: 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