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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC POTTERY 'NET' JAR

    NAQADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC POTTERY 'NET' JAR
    NAQADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C.
    Of cylindrical form with rounded rim and 'scalloped' decoration around the neck, painted with brown criss-cross bands imitating a carrying net
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    From a German deceased estate; and by inheritance to the present owner.