8 June 2004
AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER VESSEL
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY I-II, 2920-2649 B.C.
The tall cylindrical vessel slightly waisted, on a flat base, the overhanging rim with a raised band below
11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high
European Private Collection, 1970s.
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For a related example compare no. 20 in Saleh and Sourouzian, Official Catalogue, The Egyptian Museum Cairo.
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