Egypt (Mummies Gallery)|
Currently On Display
|Credit Line:||Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921|
This stone offering table was placed in the cult area of the tomb where it served as an altar for the daily presentation of the foods carved in relief on its surface. The channel allowed for the run-off liquids poured over it. The Egyptians believed that the dead needed to eat and drink just as they had in life. A funerary inscription runs along four sides.
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