Egyptian Faience Offering Cup for Ramesses III

 

Egyptian Faience Offering Cup for Ramesses III

An ancient Egyptian blue-green faience offering cup with an inscribed with Hieroglyphs reading: "Lord of Glorious Appearances, Ramesses (III), Ruler of Heliopolis, (beloved) of Osiris, Lord of Rostau."

New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty.
Ca. 1186 - 1155 BC.
Height: 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm).
Intact.

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

Formerly in a Canadian private collection; with Archaeologia Galleries, 1980s.

Inv#: 6750

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