Ancient Egyptian Alabaster alabastron (cosmetic jar), 17 x 6 cm

Ancient Egyptian Alabaster alabastron (cosmetic jar), 17 x 6 cm
700 B.C.

Beautiful alabaster jar with thin and narrow proportions. It has two small handles that are distributed in the upper part of the belly of cylindrical form. This type of container imitates the basic shape of a miniature bottle and normally served to store and transport precious oils, which were frequently used during funerary rituals.

Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2008
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery

Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 9907 with date 23/06/2008

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Lot details
Ancient Egyptian
alabastron (cosmetic jar), 17 x 6 cm
Century/ Timeframe
700 B.C.
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