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Lot 0097
A choice Bronze Age lidded alabaster jar, c. 2500 - 1500 BC, the vessel carved from beautiful translucent stone, well-hollowed with rounded bottom and flat rim with a perfectly fitted lid. The edges of the lid id pierced on opposite sides with corresponding holes near the rim where the lid would be tied in place. 6 3/4 x 3 7/8 in (12.3 x 9.8 cm). Very well-preserved with light deposits. Ex collection of Dr. H.M. Hardy, MO, acquired in 1969 from Michel E. Abemayor, Ancient Works of Art, NY.

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$3,500.00

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  • 24.5%

A choice Bronze Age lidded alabaster jar

Auction ended on Sun, Mar 25, 2018
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Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
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