10 December 2004
AN EGYPTIAN STEATITE BASIN
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Rectangular in form, on four low feet, the interior hollowed, each side with an animal sculpted in raised relief, including a scorpion, a bull, a horse and a gazelle wearing an aa-sign
2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm.) long
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A.S. Walker, ed., Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Part III, Mainz am Rhein, 1996, no. 11.
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