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.
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.