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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Fragment from top edge abutting smooth frontal surface with incised eye hieroglyph. Two pieces joined, glued together.

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 6.8 x 2.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-2-382.7

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects