Ankhaf offering table fragments
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 6.1 x 14 x 3.6 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Four pieces, two glued together, all from exterior edge of tables. Largest piece has wide band of quartz crystals with back of fragments composed of thin layer of salmon-colored mineral deposit.
From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition