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Graeco-Egyptian alabastron, 6th/5th century BC

Graeco-Egyptian alabastron, 6th/5th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1267496
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $850.00 
Carved perfume vessel of tapering form with vestigial lug handles, incurved shoulder, short neck and flared rim.
The type is well represented during the Persian dominated 27th dynasty in Egypt, but also known throughout the Mediterranean basin.
Banded alabaster
H. 11.7 cm (4.6 in)
Graeco-Egyptian, 6th/5th century BC
Intact. Good condition with slight surface wear in places. Reddish soil deposits.
US private collection, since the 1990s (data to the buyer).

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed