Relief of tomb owner seated at offering table

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2291 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, near G 2461

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 14.5 x 3.9 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5993.6

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment in raised relief depicts the lower portion of a table piled with offerings. The offerings include vegetables, meat, bread, a jar, and a jar stand. A horizontal line divides the offerings into two horizontal bands.

Provenance

From Giza, near G 2461. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition