Lot 54: Egyptian alabaster jar, Middle Kingdom
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An Egyptian alabaster jar, Middle Kingdom, c. 2061 1690 BC, the body rounded with flattened bottom, short neck and wide, flat rim. H: 4 ¼ in (10.8 cm); W: 4 1/8 in (10.5 cm). Nicely cut from translucent stone with relatively thin walls and internal mineral encrustation. Cf. Petrie, Stone and Metal Vase, pl. XXIX, 631 for a similar example.
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