List of portraiture offerings with Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs

This is a list of portraiture offerings with Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Milk vessel determinative, (lower right column); also the actual Milk vessels being offered

The two major uses of Egyptian language hieroglyph offerings are the wall reliefs, and statuary; minor uses might be thought of as minor statues, charms, or amulets. Many of the sphinx statues are shown with an offering vessel.

List of common offering vesselsEdit

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The common nu pot
is the iconography where all offering pots are based. A simple one based on it is the incense censor pot, with a flame of smoke,

Many other types of offerings, represented by Egyptian language hieroglyphs are made, by the pharaoh himself/herself in portraiture, or by the gods that are portrayed with offerings.

Incense potEdit

Nw pot, and "decorated-fringe" pot

Items from the Gardiner's Sign List of Temple Furniture and Sacred Emblems, (section R).

  • Censer pot, with vapors-
  • Censer arm-
  • Offering of an altar-

Liquid vesselsEdit

Liquids being offered from vessel

Liquid vessels.

  • Vessel with liquid stream-
  • Common nu vessel-

Other miscellaneous offeringsEdit

  • Bread-
    X3(bread (Gardiner nox3))
    . (see here: [1])
  • Bread-cone-
    X8(verb (TO GIVE(GIVEN)))
    . (see here: [2], [3])
  • Field of Dreams-
    M20(field ofreeds)
  • Joint of meat-
    . (see here: [4]
  • Life symbol: Ankh-
    S34(life (s34))
    . (see here: [5]
  • Ointment jar-(Alabastron)-
    W2(jar alabastron)
    . (see here: [6]
  • Recumbent sphinx, lion-
    . (see here: [7])
  • Ripple of Water-
    N35(ripple ofwater)
    . (see here: [8])

Gallery of statuary with offering vesselsEdit

Monumental typeEdit

Minor-sized statuaryEdit

See alsoEdit