The Golden Goblet Setting & Symbolism

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Golden Goblet

While searching for food in Gebu's bedroom, Ranofer discovers a golden goblet with the name of an ancient king written in hieroglyphics on it. Ranofer attempts to return and steal back the goblet, convinced his half-brother has stolen it, but when he does he finds the goblet is gone.

Wineskin

Gebu and Ibni use wineskins to steal gold from Rekh's goldsmith shop.

Clay Seals

Gebu uses clay seals marked with his own ring to lock cupboards, food containers, and his bedroom door. These are used to reveal if anyone has attempted to open these locks. Ranofer accidentally breaks one of these seals the night he searches Gebu's room for food and instead finds the Golden Goblet. However, Ranofer is able to put the seal back in place sufficiently enough to hide his search from Gebu.

Reeds

The Ancient makes his living by cutting reeds beside the...

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