Egyptian Alabaster Jar

SKU: MS.0133

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Old Kingdom, 4th to 6th Dynasty, 2613 BC to 2181 BC
Dimensions: 4.5" Height (11.5 cm)
Medium: Alabaster

The cylindrical body with small flat base and rounded rim, and an overall wonderfully crystalline structure. 


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

Intact with no repair or restoration. Two natural hairline fractures running down into the body from the rim. Minor surface wear overall. Underside of base ink inscribed "91".

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