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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Five pieces joined and part of right edge of table; edge finished but not polished. The top surface is polished with incised hieroglyphs: "Nekhen,____ wer dyw". It joins 25-2-382.14.


From Giza. 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

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


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 15.7 x 9.8 x 5.6 cm (6 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects