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Table of Offerings

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 12
    PERIOD Middle Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 × 19 1/2 × 22 5/16 in. (9.2 × 49.6 × 56.7 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone offering table, the surface rather blistered, inscribed for Senbet, Sobekennakht’s daughter. The table has 4 inter-linked troughs leading to a spout at the front. At the rear is a raised-relief image of the Htp sign, the loaf of bread itself carved in relief with images of other offerings; vegetables, bread, cuts of meat etc.
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