7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
The ovoid vessel with a cylindrical neck on the off-set shoulder, with a thick disk rim, the lug handles set onto raised consoles
10¼ in. (26 cm) high
Crescent Gallery, Tokyo
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For a similar example see no. 383 in Berman, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Catalogue of Egyptian Art.
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