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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000


Overall: 5.8 x 7.9 x 3.7 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Fragment of alabaster offering table with at least two rectangular troughs. One finished edge, forming right side of table. Finely formed ‘ka’ arms hieroglyph in sunken relief on top surface.


From Giza. Street G 7000 debris S of mastaba G 7450. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition