5 - 6 December 2001
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BES-FORM VASE
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI-XXV, 1070-712 B.C.
The bandy-legged god kneeling with his right knee on the ground supporting a lyre-like stringed instrument which he plays, the top of his head serving as the vessel opening, with a rectangular vertical rim, pierced in the front and back, perhaps for a lid
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) high
Zadok & Sons, Jerusalem, 1979
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