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Tablet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.196

Accession Number

27.1124

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Alabaster. Inscribed with names of seven sacred oils and with seven circular cavities. Broken in three pieces and mended, nearly complete.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: G 6040B (Shepseskaf-Ankh). [Excav. date] December 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition