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An Egyptian Black Basalt Jar, Predynastic Period (Naqada II)/1st Dynasty, Circa 3500-2900 B.C.

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6,000 - 9,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Black Basalt Jar
  • Basalt
  • Height 3 3/8 in. 8.6 cm.
with finely contoured foot, ovoid body, twin tubular handles, and everted rim.

Provenance

Hannah Strauss (1912-2010), New York, acquired in the 1950s/1960s, probably in the United States
by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Cf. W.M. Flinders Petrie and J.E. Quibell, Naqada and Ballas. 1895, London, 1896, pl. VIII, 34; also compare Sotheby’s, New York, December 6th, 2012, no. 41.
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