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Offering table of Ny-ka-nesut

Offering table cut into the shape of a hetep hieroglyph. A line of text in sunk relief gives the name and titles of the owner.

Provenance

From Giza, on the surface east of tomb G 2156. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1513

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects