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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE JAR
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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE JAR

EARLY DYNASTIC, DYNASTY I, CIRCA 3000-2750 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC, DYNASTY I, CIRCA 3000-2750 B.C.
Of ovoid form, with broad flat rim, two perforated horizontal handles and rounded base
6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. excl. handles; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
Provenance
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
Special Notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

For similar vessels, cf. A. El-Khouli, Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic to Dynasty III, vol. I, Mainz am Rhein, 1978, p. 226, no. 1564.

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