Offering table of Khufuankh

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4520


Height x width x length: 10 x 25 x 44 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

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On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects

Limestone offering basin of Khufuankh. Upper side bears one round plate with inscription circumferencing the top surface, two deep cups, one missing half of rim, and one rectangular basin with inscription on surface of end rim. The under side has been left rough. Found in front of the stele M.F.A. 21.3081. On the round plate: [=unable to enter mark=]. On the rim of the basin: [=unable to enter mark=].


From Giza, G/4520. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947: brought from Harvard Camp.
(Accession Date: September 5, 1914)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition