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Relief of tomb owner seated at offering table

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This fragment in raised relief depicts the lower portion of a table piled with offerings. The offerings include vegetables, meat, bread, a jar, and a jar stand. A horizontal line divides the offerings into two horizontal bands.


From Giza, near 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: 9.5 x 14.5 x 3.9 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief