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Lot 0214
**Originally Listed At $600**

Western Asia, Anatolia (Turkey), ca. 3rd to 2nd millennium BCE. A delightful small jar, perhaps made for holding salt or other spices, made by shaping a piece of banded red and brown stone into a teardrop shape with its center drilled out to form a cavity. The rim is gently rounded, creating a smooth edge, while the evidence for the ancient drilling process is visible on the interior. The item has a pleasing weight and fits neatly in the palm of the hand. Size: 1.75" W x 1.65" H (4.4 cm x 4.2 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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#146930

Condition

Small chip from rim and weathering and light chips/scratches from surface commensurate with age. Excellent preservation of form.

Starting Bid

$550

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Very Early Anatolian Stone Jar

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
1d
10h
56m
33s
$5500 bids
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