Top of offering table

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tell I, Trench 2, Room A, about 30 above alluvial stratum

Dimensions

Length x width: 8.1 x 3.1 cm (3 3/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4274

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Disc top of offering table (?) with cartouche of Pepy I; alabaster fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 80

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition