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Offering table of Kheref, son of Ankhaf

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Offering slab, rectangular in shape; two basins, one intact and other partially broken off; one round raised platform in middle. Hieroglyphs incised all around top surface. Offering formula for Ankhaf by his son Kheref.

Provenance

From Giza, G2011. 1905-06: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 29.5 x 14.5 x 59.5 cm (11 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1880

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects