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A PROTO-BACTRIAN WHITE MARBLE 'SEED-BAG'
A PROTO-BACTRIAN WHITE MARBLE 'SEED-BAG'

LATE 3RD/EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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A PROTO-BACTRIAN WHITE MARBLE 'SEED-BAG'
LATE 3RD/EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Of polished 'baggy' shape with handle, 11 in. (28.5 cm.) across; an alabaster jar, with horizontal veining, of cylindrical form, flaring slightly towards the top and base, a third of the interior hollowed out, 7.1/8 in. (18 cm.) high; and a veined alabaster 'pointer' with flaring circular base and tall slender body tapering to a point, decorated with an encircling groove, 11 in. (29 cm.) high, all late 3rd/early 2nd millenium B.C. (3)
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