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Relief of tomb owner seated at offering table

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This fragment in raised relief depicts the upper right half of an offering table. Next to the table are fruits, vegetables, breads, and joints of meat piled in horizontal layers. Above the table and the offerings is a wide horizontal band separating the scene from the lower portions of 5...

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From Giza, G 2461. 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. (Accession date: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2291 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 36.5 x 50.5 x 10.2 cm (14 3/8 x 19 7/8 x 4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief