Egyptian Alabaster Alabastron

SKU: MS.0122

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Late Period, 5th Century BC to 4th century BC
Dimensions: 4.625" Height (12.2 cm)
Medium: Alabaster

With piriform body and flat base, projecting disc below the rim.

Dr. Rudolf Schmidt (1900-1970) collection, Solothurn, acquired 5th May 1953 (blatt 060 recto), thence by descent to the present owner

A small loss approximately ½ long at the rim; otherwise intact. Exterior surface has been cleaned, the interior with some incrustation; some wear to the edges; some slight internal fissures near the base; some staining on the underside.

P. Günther and R. Wellauer, Ägyptische Steingefässe der Sammlung Rudolph Schmidt, Solothurn, Ägyptologische Hefte des Orientalischen Seminars der Universität Zürich, 1988, p. 69, pl. 45, no 165.


Late Dynastic

Egyptian Alabaster Alabastron

Late Dynastic

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