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Ankhaf offering table fragments

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

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7500


Overall: 17.5 x 10.8 x 5.2 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Fragment of right side of offering table that is composed of 6 joined fragments. Joins with Eg.Inv.7148.17. Incised Hieroglyphs forming part of Ankhaf’s titles: ‘kherep merwt shemaw’. To the left of the hieroglyphs the piece slopes down forming part of rectangular basin.


From Giza. Street G 7500, mastaba G 7510 Ankh-haf S of SW door of exterior chapel. 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