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Round alabaster offering table on cylindrical base.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_06.1883a-b
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2009, serdab
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Height x diameter: 5.7 x 16.5 cm (2 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    about 2465–2323 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1905-1906: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, p. 90, cat. 19.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania–Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven and Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, p. 151, fig. 221.

    New Orleans Museum of Art. Eye for Eye: Egyptian Images & Inscriptions. April 2, 1977 through February, 1978, New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1977, cat. 49.

Photos 18