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Fragment of gneiss offering stone; flat, finished top and bottom, inscribed with straight bar.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.2005
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 357)
  • Material
    Gneiss
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 7.2 x 10 x 2.9 cm (2 13/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
  • 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. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Six associated fragments of same gneiss offering stone accessioned as MFA 47.2003, MFA 47.2004, MFA 47.2005, MFA 47.2006, MFA 47.2007, MFA 47.2008.

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