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Calcite bowl, inscribed with a hawk/falcon over a moon disk, which may refer to a royal festival because of the connection between Horus the hawk and the ruling king. To the left the bowl is inscribed with an inverted 'ka' sign (a Ka sign is in the form of two raised hands) and a scorpion. A ka sign is typically associated with the Ka spirit, which best compared to the concept of the soul of a person. This type of inscribed bowl was possibly associated with a festival. The centre is simply chiselled out. This type of stone 'calcite' is sometimes called alabaster.
about 3000 B.C. 2500 B.C.