Egyptian faience cup


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Faience cup, conical in form with a flaring foot and shallow inner cavity, with a hieroglyphic inscription.

Price: € 550,--

Size: 4,5 cm

Period: Late Period to Ptolemaic period, 664 - 30 B.C.

Material: Faience

Provenance: German private collection 1970's

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  • Offering cups, contained various sacred perfumed oils that were used during both funeral and daily rites.

    They were often glazed and inscribed with hieroglyphs describing their contents.