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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    AN EGYPTIAN BRECCIA JAR

    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BRECCIA JAR
    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200 B.C.
    Globular in form on a rounded bottom, the thick-walled vessel with a flat disk rim, slightly undercut where it meets the shoulders, two perforated horizontal lug handles on the shoulders
    6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).