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Ankhaf offering table fragments

Nine joined fragments from left edge of table. Top polished surface with hieroglyphs on left side. Right side slopes down then flattens out. Forming diagonal corner and bottom of rectangluar basin hieroglyphs: "imy-r weskhet, imy" Joining but not attached to 25-2-382.1 (bottom) and 25-2-382.2...

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects