User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tablet

Alabaster. Inscribed with names of seven sacred oils and with seven circular cavities. Broken in three pieces and mended, nearly complete.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: G 6040B (Shepseskaf-Ankh). [Excav. date] December 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.1124

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects