Offering Tray



Circular pottery offering tray. Moulded onto the surface are representations of a bench, water, jar, ox, bread. A hole is pierced through. Red wash over all the surface. Auction sticker on the base (MacGregor sale lot 1705) and marked faintly in ink: RIZEIQAT. Label stuck to the surface with red printed number, "1063". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1705. Er-Rizeiqat is an Upper Egyptian cemetery located about 10 km west form Armant, which was in use from predynastic times to the Greco-Roman period. For further information on the site see Ejsmond, Wojciech. “THE NECROPOLIS OF ER-RIZEIQAT.” Ägypten Und Levante / Egypt and the Levant, vol. 27, 2017, pp. 241–248. Compare with other examples in Flinders Petrie, 'Dendereh 1898' (London, 1900), pl. XIX.