Cylindrical Stand with Separate Bowl (Together Forming a Table of Offerings) of the Superintendent of the Granary, Ptahyeruka
This jar and stand were used in a tomb to offer water, milk, beer, or wine to the deceased. They were set up in front of a “false door” (a stone panel carved to resemble a door), which the deceased was believed to pass through in order to drink the offering.
- Medium: Granite and limestone
- Place Made: Saqqara, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 2475-2345 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: V Dynasty
- Period: Old Kingdom
- 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) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Temples and Tombs, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 37.19E
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Cylindrical Stand with Separate Bowl (Together Forming a Table of Offerings) of the Superintendent of the Granary, Ptahyeruka, ca. 2475-2345 B.C.E. Granite and limestone, 22 3/16 in. (56.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.19E. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (82%)