Offering table with attached stand

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.5 x 30.3 cm (3 3/4 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2394

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster); milky white and translucent orange patches; broken and mended; parts missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. April 6, 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition