London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN EGYPTIAN DIORITE JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY II-III, CIRCA 2750-2600 B.C.
Of squat conical form, the broad shoulders tapering to the flat base, with circular mouth
4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.
English private collection formed in the 1930-40s; thence by descent to the present owner.
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