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Offering table of Menmaatre-emheb

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Roughly carved and uninscribed offering table with a deep channel in one end. The offering table belongs with the shrine-stele of Menmaatre-emheb, erected near the boundary of cemetery D at Abydos [accessioned as 00.690]

Provenance

From Abydos, cemetery G. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Width x depth: 37 x 48.5 cm (14 9/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.691

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects