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Ankhaf offering table fragments

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

Findspot: Egypt, Giza


Overall (joined): 4.6 x 5.6 x 4.8 cm (1 13/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Two pieces joining but not attached of right side of offering table. Right side is finished but not polished. op is finished and polished with incised hieroglyphs: bottom of “per” sign and Thoth on standard. Joins 25-2-382.3 and 25-2-382.13.


From Giza. 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