Egyptian Alabaster Bowl

SKU: MS.0135

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Old Kingdom, 2686 BC to 2160 BC
Dimensions: 8.125" Diameter (20.5 cm)
Medium: Alabaster

With curving sides on a rounded base, the rim gently inward-curving.


Alton Edward Mills (1882-1970), Switzerland; and thence by descent to the present owner

No repair or restoration. Chip to rim approximately 3 cm. long. Minor surface wear overall with a few very minor patches of rough weathering to the weaker areas of the alabaster. Ink inscribed number "43" on underside.

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