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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    A LARGE EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR

    LATE PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR
    LATE PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3100 B.C.
    With rounded rim and slender ovoid body, tapering to narrow base, an encircling band in relief on the shoulder, with later metal stand
    29½ in. (79 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection, acquired in the 1970s.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    EGYPTIAN