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Fragment of offering table ?

Flat fragment, finished top and bottom. Inscribed with straight bar.

Provenance

From Giza. Menkaura Valley Temple, I 357. Excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 10 x 2.9 cm (2 13/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2005

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects