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Table of Offerings

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Old Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (11.5 x 20 x 32.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Table of Offerings, ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E. Limestone, 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (11.5 x 20 x 32.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1492E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.1480Ea-c_view12.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1480Ea-c_view12.jpg., 2018
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone offering table. Rectangular with single central depression. Inscription on rim only partially preserved. Condition: Outer surfaces, except for a few spots on the upper edge, are rough. Large chips in rim; smaller chips elsewhere. The piece is very dirty.
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