A good-sized Egyptian banded alabaster jar, c. 3rd Millennium B.C.

A good-sized Egyptian banded alabaster jar, c. 3rd Millennium B.C.

Code: 2613

£650.00
 

Description: A good-sized jar in banded honey-coloured alabaster, of high-shouldered form tapering towards a flat base and with a pronounced circular rim. A small chip to the base and some small chips on the rim, otherwise a nice heavy example in good condition with an attractive glossy patina.

Size: 115 mm/4.5 ins. high

Culture: Egyptian

Date: Early Dynastic Period/Old Kingdom, 3rd Millennium B.C.

Provenance: Ex Derbyshire private collection.