An Egyptian predynastic speckled diorite bowl
Lot 9*
An Egyptian diorite gneiss bowl
Sold for £6,240 (US$ 10,482) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Egyptian diorite gneiss bowl
Early Dynastic Period, 1st Dynasty, circa 3100 B.C.
With a flat base, the flaring sides curving in at the shoulder, a tooled band around the neck, below the short sloping rim, 5¼in (13.3cm) diam


  • Provenance:
    Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989.

    Cf. A. El-Khouli, Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period - Dynasty III, vol III, (Mainz am Rheim 1978), class VIII, no. 2434.
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