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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 207

    AN EGYPTIAN BANDED ALABASTER JAR

    DYNASTY I-III, CIRCA 3100-2613 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BANDED ALABASTER JAR
    DYNASTY I-III, CIRCA 3100-2613 B.C.
    The elongated body of slightly flaring cylindrical form, with notched raised 'cord' below the everted rounded rim
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Gaston Maspero (1846-1916).