27 - 29 April 2010
A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN MINIATURE STONE VESSELS
OLD KINGDOM-THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 2100-664 B.C.
Including an Egyptian anhydrite vessel, Middle Kingdom, circa 1850 B.C., 4 cm. high; a Predynastic miniature alabaster twin handled jar, circa 3100 B.C., 4 cm. high; another similar in limestone, circa 3100 B.C.; a black stone cosmetic jar, New Kingdom, 8 cm. high; a Late Old Kingdom alabaster cylindrical jar with flaring everted rim, circa 2100 B.C., 8 cm. high; and a fragmentary cosmetic(?) vessel with relief vestigial handles, early 1st Millennium B.C., 8.5 cm. high (6)
Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.
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Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 708.
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