Egyptian Faience Offering Cup


Egyptian Faience Offering Cup

An ancient Egyptian blue-green faience offering cup with an inscribed with Hieroglyphs naming the contents of the vessel.

Ptolemaic Period,
Ca. 330-31 BC.
Height: 1 3/4 in. (4 cm).

These offering cups contained the various sacred perfumed oils that were used during both funeral and daily rites.

Formerly in a Canadian private collection.

Inv#: 6706


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