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Diorite offering table (T. 1); greyish blue and black; good condition.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.740
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / corridor III 20)
  • Material
    Diorite
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: .99 H. .311 W.
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1908: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 186, fig. 56, no. 6, p. 264.

Photos 3