Ancient Egyptian Blue Faí¯ence Beaker

An Ancient Egyptian Blue Faí¯ence Beaker With A Cartouche Inscribed For The Pharaoh ‘Rameses III 1182 - 1151BC’
New Kingdom – 20th Dynasty
Size: 5.5cm high, 4.5cm dia. – 2¼ ins high, 1¾ ins dia.
Inscribed in a darker blue cartouche for the New Kingdom Pharaoh Rameses III this beaker is a ritual funerary vessel that was most probably found in his tomb. These were also made in metal and carved from stone, but the blue of the faí¯ence used for this funerary beaker was important because of its symbolic associations with resurrection and rebirth.

Ancient Egyptian Blue Faí¯ence Beaker

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