<em>Cylindrical Vessel or Stand for Offering Table</em>, ca. 2675–2170 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 4 3/4 x Diam. 5 3/4 in. (12.1 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.28_erg2.jpg)

Cylindrical Vessel or Stand for Offering Table

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2675–2170 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 3/4 x Diam. 5 3/4 in. (12.1 x 14.6 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 07.447.28

Image: CUR.07.447.28_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Stand of an offering table, very slightly tapering, or cylindrical vase used as such. Deeply hollowed, with coverging boring. Top (base) and ring-base (rim) perfectly flat. Sides straight, extremely slightly narrowing to base (rim). Condition: Rather badly weathered.

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