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Offering table of Ny-ka-nesut

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, On the surface, east of Tomb G 2156

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 52 x 39 x 5 cm (20 1/2 x 15 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1513

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Offering table cut into the shape of a hetep hieroglyph. A line of text in sunk relief gives the name and titles of the owner.

Provenance

From Giza, on the surface east of tomb G 2156. 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