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Lot 0015
**Originally Listed At $500**

Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 26th Dynasty, ca. 664 to 525 BCE. A pretty blue faience cup of simple form with a narrow, rounded rim and a flat bottom. The faience is particularly bright blue around the rim and in the upper interior. Faience cups were placed in tombs holding different kinds of food or drink as an offering. Blue faience symbolized the color of the river Nile both on earth and in the afterlife. Size: 4.3" W x 3.35" H (10.9 cm x 8.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Hagar Collection, St. Louis, MO

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Repaired from several large pieces on one side with repainting.

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Egyptian Late Dynastic Blue Faience Offering Cup

Estimate $550 - $825
$2500 bids
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