London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHIC INSCRIBED LIMESTONE FRAGMENTARY OFFERING TABLE
NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1450-1250 B.C.
Cut with relief figures of trussed animals, fowl, loaves and water offerings on a 'mat', the surround cut with a Htp-di-nsw formula invoking Ptah-Sokar Lord of Heliopolis that he might give food offerings of the kind which "Heaven gives, the Earth creates and the Nile brings", some hieroglyphs with yellow paint, mounted
20½ x 17¼ in. (52 x 49 cm.)
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