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An Egyptian Middle Kingdom alabaster mortar vessel, c. 2040 - 1790 BC, with flaring sides, two lug handles and well-preserved polished surfaces. The stone is gorgeous and polished with nice horizontal banding. H: 1 7/8 in (4.7cm), W: 2 7/8 in (8.9cm). Ex Royal Athena Galleries, New York; Ex collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired from Lord McAlpine in July 1988.


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An Egyptian Middle Kingdom alabaster mortar vessel

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Dec 07, 2019
Starting Bid $1,200
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