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Egypt Picture - Alabaster Libation Table



Alabaster Libation Table

Location: Egyptian Museum


Alabaster Libation Table


Photograph by: Diaa Khalil

This alabaster libation table, supported by two lions, was used for the liquid libation "water-wine" which was poured on the table and collected in the vase at the back, when the deceased could come and take it. It dates from the Archaic Period and was discovered at Saqqara.

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