<em>Offering Jar and Stand</em>, ca. 2475–2345 B.C.E. Granite, limestone, 22 3/16 in. (56.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.19E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.19E_wwgA-2.jpg)

Offering Jar and Stand

Medium: Granite, limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2475–2345 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 22 3/16 in. (56.3 cm) (Stand): 15 9/16 x 6 in. (39.6 x 15.2 cm) (Bowl): 5 1/4 x 6 5/16 in. (13.3 x 16.1 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 3, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.19E

Image: CUR.37.19E_wwgA-2.jpg,West Wing gallery A-2 installation

Catalogue Description:
Limestone offering stand (b) supporting one pink granite (pegmatite) bowl. The stand is inscribed for the "Overseer of the Granary Irukaptah". 37.18E (a) and (b) is a companion piece. Condition: (a) bowl is in good condition. Examination of the base revealed a vertical cut or slot in the bottom 1.4 cm wide and 1 cm deep. (b) base has large area missing on the right hand side. This extends from the rim down towards the middle of the vessel. The rim of the lower edge is slightly chipped in parts

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