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AN EGYPTIAN VEINED YELLOW LIMESTONE BOWL
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AN EGYPTIAN VEINED YELLOW LIMESTONE BOWL

PREDYNASTIC-EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA III-3RD DYNASTY, CIRCA 3200-2600 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN VEINED YELLOW LIMESTONE BOWL
PREDYNASTIC-EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA III-3RD DYNASTY, CIRCA 3200-2600 B.C.
With rounded body tapering to flat base, with narrow rim
5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high
Provenance
Dr. Rudolf Schmidt (1900-1970) collection, Solothurn, thence by descent to the present owner.
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Please note the provenance for this lot should read:
with Spink and Son, Ltd., London.
Dr. Rudolf Schmidt (1900-1970) collection, Solothurn, thence by descent to the present owner.

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For similar, cf. A. El-Khouli, Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III, Mainz am Rhein, 1978, nos 2502-2503.

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