A BANDED ALABASTER OFFERING TABLE
late period to ptolemaic period, 712-30 b.c.
Rectangular in shape, with grooved integral rectangular spout, decorated in wafer-thin relief with a loaf of bread on a reed mat in imitation of the hetep-sign, flanked symmetrically by two vases and round loafs, inscribed along the top edge with a hetep di nesu formula for the mistress of the house, I-iai-i
11 in. (29.8 cm.) wide