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The alabaster is translucent. The neck has been inserted. The base is pointed, and the rim is rolled and everted. The neck is flaring. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1521

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels