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A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom

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A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom
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A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom, c. 2686 - 2134 BC, carved from translucent material with beautiful banding. The vessel is thick-walled, the body tapering to a flattened foot, the shoulders rounded with narrow opening with no evidence of a rim or remnants of a neck. H: 6 3/4 in (17.2 cm). The interior is well-hollowed with light deposits inside and out. Ex Southern California private collection.
Condition
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A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom

Estimate $450 - $600
Oct 19, 2019
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Starting Price $400
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0008: A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom
Sold for $4252 Bids
Est. $450 - $600Starting Price $400
A79: Exceptional Fall Antiquities Sale
Oct 19, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0008 Details
Description
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A large Egyptian alabaster jar, Old Kingdom, c. 2686 - 2134 BC, carved from translucent material with beautiful banding. The vessel is thick-walled, the body tapering to a flattened foot, the shoulders rounded with narrow opening with no evidence of a rim or remnants of a neck. H: 6 3/4 in (17.2 cm). The interior is well-hollowed with light deposits inside and out. Ex Southern California private collection.
Condition
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The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource Auctions' Conditions of Sale.
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