An Egyptian blue anhydrite kohl jar
Lot 7
An Egyptian blue anhydrite kohl jar
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,067) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Egyptian blue anhydrite kohl jar
Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1991-1797 B.C.
The composite jar made in three parts: the disc lid carved with central stopper on the underside; the rim with flange narrowing to fit into the body; the broad shoulders tapering to a flat base, 1½in (4cm) high overall

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  • Provenance:
    Germant private collection from Erlangen, Nürnberg, formed in the 1980s.
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