27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER 'DUMMY' JAR WITH CARTOUCHE OF TUTHMOSIS III
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1479-1425 B.C.
The gently flaring sides with slightly rounded foot and rim, the hieroglyphs inlaid with 'Egyptian blue' reading "beloved of Hathor, Mistress of Gebelein, the good god, Men-kheper-re, given life"
3 in. (7.5 cm.) high
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