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Fragment of the offering table scene of Nefer-sef-Khufu

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Fragment of a scene depicting seated figures of man and wife with offerings and a long inscription. It is beautifully cut. This fragment shows the offerings, mostly bread. Red and yellow paint remain. It is done in raised relief. It is in two fragments.


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

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.



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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief