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Ankhaf offering table fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall (joined): 4.5 x 2.1 x 4.7 cm (1 3/4 x 13/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-2-382.22

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Two interior fragments, joining but not attached. Incised with hieroglyphs: tail feathers of Thoth and part of left side of ‘per’ sign. Joins 25-2-382.17.

Provenance

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