Offering table of Khufuankh

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4520

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 10 x 25 x 44 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1634

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Limestone offering basin of Khufuankh. Upper side bears one round plate with inscription circumferencing the top surface, two deep cups, one missing half of rim, and one rectangular basin with inscription on surface of end rim. The under side has been left rough. Found in front of the stele M.F.A. 21.3081. On the round plate: [=unable to enter mark=]. On the rim of the basin: [=unable to enter mark=].

Provenance

From Giza, G/4520. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947: brought from Harvard Camp.
(Accession Date: September 5, 1914)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition