A LIMESTONE MINIATURE JAR
NAQADA II-III, CIRCA 4000-3000 B.C.
The body tapering to small circular pad foot, twin pierced lug handles, and narrow rim, 3 in. (9 cm.) high; and a group of alabaster vessels comprising a tapering vase with collared rim, First Intermediate Period (2134-2040 B.C.), 3.3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high; a kohl-pot with wide mouth and rounded rim; another similar, with broad shoulders and raised narrow mouth, remains of kohl inside, both 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high; a miniature cosmetic jar, 1 in. (3.1 cm.) high, all Middle/New Kingdom (2040-1070 B.C.); an alabastron with twin vestigal handles and wide everted rim, 6th-5th Century B.C., 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; a tapered alabaster pounder, 7.7/8 in. (20 cm.) long; a miniature grey stone model offering jar, Old Kingdom (2575-2134 B.C.), 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high; and a later alabaster vessel, 6 in. (16 cm.) high (9)