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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'.(?)

Provenance

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

13.3145

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects