8 June 2005
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER UNGUENT VASE
MIDDLE KINGDOM, DYNASTY XII, 1991-1783 B.C.
Cylindrical in form, flaring to the wide rim, on a flat base, with a disk-shaped fitted lid
2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) high (2)
Maurice Nahman Collection (1868-1948).
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For similar examples see nos. 145, 147-149 in Bourriau, Pharaohs and Mortals, Egyptian Art in the Middle Kingdom.
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