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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Six joining interior fragments, of them three are joined. Forms corner of joined rectangular basin in table. Joins 25-2-382.2 and 25-2-382.12


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


Joined (larger): 8.8 x 10.6 x 5.4 cm (3 7/16 x 4 3/16 x 2 1/8 in.) Other (smaller):8.8 x 10.6 x 2.5 cm (3 7/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects