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Egyptian Alabaster Alabastron

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Egyptian Alabaster Alabastron

Late Period, 664-332 B.C. The piriform vessel with rounded base, two integral lug handles to the neck; fractured above the neck. Cf. The British Museum, accession/miscellaneous number E.1.1888, for similar; Aston, B.G., Ancient Egyptian Stone Vessels: Materials and Forms, Heidelberg, 1994, pp.162-163 (Third Intermediate Period), p.166 (Late Period), for the type. 139 grams, 97 mm high (3 7/8 in.).

Acquired in Europe before 1992.

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Egyptian Alabaster Alabastron

Late Period, 664-332 B.C. The piriform vessel with rounded base, two integral lug handles to the neck; fractured above the neck. Cf. The British Museum, accession/miscellaneous number E.1.1888, for similar; Aston, B.G., Ancient Egyptian Stone Vessels: Materials and Forms, Heidelberg, 1994, pp.162-163 (Third Intermediate Period), p.166 (Late Period), for the type. 139 grams, 97 mm high (3 7/8 in.).

Acquired in Europe before 1992.

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