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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)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1494E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Table of Offerings, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Limestone, 3 5/8 × 19 1/2 × 22 5/16 in. (9.2 × 49.6 × 56.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1494E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1494E_glass_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.1494E_glass_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    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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