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Fragment of ointment tablet

Fragment of alabaster ointment tablet, incised.

Provenance

From Giza, G2382. 1912: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 3.4 x 1.1 x 1.9 cm (1 5/16 x 7/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-112

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects