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Round offering table

Porphyry; black and white; broken and mended; many pieces missing. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Z/500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Accession Number

11.2393

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects