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Four fragments of the offering list of Nefer-sef-Khufu

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Fragment of a scene depicting seated figures of a man and wife with offerings and a long inscription. It is beautifully cut. It is in three fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1912: 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 Giza. G 2185

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6, 2450–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

12.1494

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief