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Lot 0214
Egypt; Ptolemaic Period, c. 2nd- 1st century BC
Of oval form with flared neck and wavy rim. Probably imitating a poppy. Rare.


3" (7.6 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Tiny rim chip, else good.

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An Egyptian Pottery Vessel

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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