Relief of tomb owner seated at offering table
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2461
Overall: 9 x 29 x 8 cm (3 9/16 x 11 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment in raised relief depicts a pile of offerings with several different items of food including lettuce, bread, and other vegetables, as well as jars. There is a horizontal band separating the layers of offerings. There are traces of blue pigment.
From Giza, G2461. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: April 28, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition