Offering Tray card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Offering Tray


Currently not on display


Pottery offering tray. Oval shaped with walls around. Cross shaped grooves for liquid offerings with a drainage hole that passes through the side at the front. At the back of the tray is a figure of a sacrificed ox as a food offering. Excavation not recorded. Probably purchased at the de Rustafjaell 1906 sale (see pages 35-6). Compare with other examples in Flinders Petrie, 'Dendereh 1898' (London, 1900), pl. XIX CONDITION NOTE (1998): Heavily chipped, surface loss, flaking, pitted, surface dirt.