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Small alabaster offering table, [Type XII b]; irregular hole drilled, roughly bored cavity not in center; stand broken off, in two pieces [(flat circular top and conical stand)]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-5-23
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7440 Z [= G 7442], on floor beside sarcophagus
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: stand: 3.1 cm Diameter: table: 16.35 cm; top of stand: 3 cm; bottom of stand: 4.9 cm; hole: 2.7 cm Thickness: table: 1.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1469a-b
  • Date of Register Entry
    05/25/1927
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Allen, Susan. "Miniature and Model Vessels in Ancient Egypt." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 20, fig. 1.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 101.

Photos 2