8x small Egyptian stone jars and 1x lid. (9)
Lot 3
Eight Egyptian small stone vessels and a lid 9
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,313) inc. premium

Lot Details
Eight Egyptian small stone vessels and a lid
Predynastic - Middle Kingdom, circa 3200-1786 B.C.
Including an indurated limestone miniature jar, the ovoid body with lug handles, Naqada II-1st Dynasty; six diorite vessels of ovoid form, some with lug handles, Old Kingdom; an alabaster kohl vessel, Middle Kingdom; and a banded alabaster disc-shaped lid 1½-4in (4-10cm) high (9)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    By descent from Colonel A.E.S. Irvine, R.A.M.C, D.S.O. Accompanied by a copy of a photograph of Colonel Irvine in Egypt in 1928.
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