An Eastern Mediterranean alabaster jar, c. 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.

An Eastern Mediterranean alabaster jar, c. 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.

Code: 2489

£140.00
Qty 

Description: An alabaster jar with flat base, high shoulder and out-turned lip, with a dirty honey-coloured patina. Chips to the lip and some minor surface wear, otherwise condition good, probably from the Levant and based on contemporary Egyptian forms.

Size: 68 mm/2.7 ins. high

Culture: Eastern Mediterranean/Near Eastern

Date:  c. Late 2nd or 1st Millennium B.C.

Provenance: Ex Somerset private collection and acquired from a West Country auction or antiques fair about 20 years ago.