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Offering table of Khufuankh

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Limestone offering basin of Khufuankh. Upper side bears one round plate with inscription circumferencing the top surface, two deep cups, one missing half of rim, and one rectangular basin with inscription on surface of end rim. The under side has been left rough. Found in front of the stele...

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Provenance

From Giza, G/4520. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947: brought from Harvard Camp. (Accession Date: September 5, 1914)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 10 x 25 x 44 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1634

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects