A vibrant blue faience offering cup fragment with partial inscription to one of the Rameses pharaohs.
Egypt, New Kingdom, 1295 BCE - 1070 BCE.
Fragment, good detail remaining on front.
Size: 31mm H x 33mm W.
Ex. Collection: Arthur Rydall, Manchester, acquired in the late 19th Century.
Rydall was a copious collector of Classical antiquities and travelled much of the Middle East seeing historical sites in person.
The item being offered by Pegasus Gallery Antiquities has remained in the collection of the Rydall family in Bowdon, Greater Manchester.