Ancient Egyptian Offering Basin

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 November 2017
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This offering basin made from stone dates from the time that Egypt was a province of the Roman Empire (30 BCE–641 CE). It was carved in the shape of an ankh, which symbolized life. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 12). Ancient Egyptian Offering Basin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7610/ancient-egyptian-offering-basin/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Egyptian Offering Basin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7610/ancient-egyptian-offering-basin/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Egyptian Offering Basin." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2017. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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