Model of an offering basin carved from greenish brown stone, identified as brown basalt in the Ashmolean database; trapezoidal shape with thick flaring walls; rim underlined only for larger sides, just simple rim for smaller sides; smooth surfaces; almost complete, rim chipped.
Thickness: 0.40 - 2.20 millimetres
Height: 3.35 centimetres
Length: 9 centimetres
Width: 4.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Similar offering basins were discovered in Saqqara (Martin 1981, pl. 42). Unlike this specimen, several examples present an inscription around the top of the rim.
Martin, G.T. 1981, The sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqâra: the southern dependencies of the main temple complex, (Excavation memoirs of the Egypt Exploration Society 50).
- Not on display
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AN1896-1908-E.4554 (Accession Number)