Two fragments of the offering table scene of Nefer-sef-Khufu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2185

Accession Number

12.1502

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of a scene depicting seated figures of man and wife with offerings and a long inscription. It is beautifully cut. This fragment shows the offerings. It is done in raised relief. Red and yellow paint remain. It is in two fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1912: 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.

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2185

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition