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Egyptian Bronze Situla, Late Period, 712-30 BC

Egyptian Bronze Situla, Late Period, 712-30 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1243092
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 420

Miniature situla decorated with a lotus flower base and linear geometric decoration above.
The bulged rim with double suspension loops on top.
The situla was a ceremonial vessel. It usually contained water which was used during religious and funerary rites.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, 712-30 BC
H. 6.8 cm (2.7 in)
Intact. Overall blue-green surface patina. Fine condition.
Collection of Robert J. Molnar, Hillsdale (NJ), acquired in the 1960s.
Thence US art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed