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Fragment of an offering stand

Fragment with one, sculpted, rounded polished surface, part of offering stand (?); inscribed with hieroglyphs: tail of falcon who is standing on serekh; possible serekh of Khufu 'mdjedew'.(?)


From Giza, G 2384 debris. 1913: 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 or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects