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Variable of the Day, Ancient Egypt: Cup offering

Tomb of Khaemwaset (QV 44)

NOTE:  Simple conical cup.  Cups can hold a variety of offerings, such as liquids and piles of incense pellets, but are often shown (as here) with a flame indicating the presence of burning incense.

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