Cracked conical cup with a small nick out of the upper rim and spots of yellow-brown on the side and base. This ritual cup was used in the "opening of the mouth" ceremony performed on the statues of Menkaura in his valley temple.
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON WITH ROYAL INSCRIPTION REIGN OF PSAMMETICHUS, CIRCA 7TH CENTURY B.C. The shoulder with black incised hieroglyphs reading: "The good god, Psamtek, may he live for ever", the body and neck decorated with thin wheel-cut lines, twin vestigial handles on either side of the cartouche, 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high
Egyptian Faience Lotiform Cup, BC, Dynasty - imitates the slender form of the flower and is decorated in relief with scenes depicting the plant’s marshy habitat. Such cups were funerary offerings made to be placed in tombs.
Goblet Inscribed with the Names of King Amenhotep IV and Queen Nefertiti Period:New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty:Dynasty 18 Reign:reign of Akhenaten Date:ca. Geography:From Egypt Medium:Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Dimensions:H.