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Ankhaf offering table fragments

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

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, mastaba G 7510


Overall: 6 x 17.9 x 11.7 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Five joined fragments of alabaster offering table. Top surface polished with finely formed incised hieroglyphs forming part of title: Hry-hb, Hry tp. Finished edge forming part of left side of offering table. Joining but not attached to 25-2-1187 (bottom) and Eg.Inv.7148.12 (top).


From Giza. Street G 7500, mastaba G 7510, Ankhaf, S of SW door of exterior chapel. 1925: 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