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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Five joined fragments of alabaster offering table. Top surface polished with finely formed incised hieroglyphs forming part of title: Hry-hb, Hry tp. Finished edge forming part of left side of offering table. Joining but not attached to 25-2-1187 (bottom) and Eg.Inv.7148.12 (top).

Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7500, mastaba G 7510, Ankhaf, S of SW door of exterior chapel. 1925: 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: 6 x 17.9 x 11.7 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2225

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects