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AN EGYPTIAN ANORTHOSITE GNEISS JAR
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AN EGYPTIAN ANORTHOSITE GNEISS JAR

EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 1ST-3RD DYNASTY, CIRCA 3000-2600 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN ANORTHOSITE GNEISS JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 1ST-3RD DYNASTY, CIRCA 3000-2600 B.C.
Of squat form with wide, flat disc rim, the interior edge bevelled
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Dr. Rudolf Schmidt (1900-1970) collection, Solothurn, thence by descent to the present owner.

PUBLISHED:
P. Günther and R. Wellauer, Ägyptische Steingefässe der Sammlung Rudolph Schmidt, Solothurn, Ägyptologische Hefte des Orientalischen Seminars der Universität Zürich, 1988, p. 15, pl. 26, no. 13.

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