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Fragment of an offering stand

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.

Object Place: Egypt, Giza, G 2384 debris


Other: 6.6 x 14.5 x 4 cm (2 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Fragment with one, sculpted, rounded polished surface, part of offering stand (?); inscribed with hieroglyphs: tail of falcon who is standing on serekh; possible serekh of Khufu ‘mdjedew’.(?)


From Giza, G 2384 debris. 1913: 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