AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY I-III, 2920-2575 B.C.
The globular vessel on a flat base with rounded shoulders and a short vertical neck, the narrow mouth with the rim outturned, a recessed ring centered on the interior
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diameter
French Private Collection, 1950s.
with Henri Métais, Rouen, 2004.