Seller: www-galleriadelvecchio-com (136) 100%, Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 180431176649 Click HERE for our other AUCTIONS Ancient Egyptian Stone Alabastron, circa 2700 BC Click on the thumbnails to view enlargements Here you find an Ancient Egypt stone alabastron in a teardrop shape, two delicate lug handles still present. However the rim is partially damaged. Dates from the Early Dynastic period and in good condition with mineral deposits both on the inside and outside. Nice colour showing, however not as brilliant as the other examples from this collection. Measures 5.2cm in height. Provenance: D.K. Berlin via German Auction 11.5.1976 Reference: Aston, B. Ancient Egyptian Stone Vessels: Materials and Forms, Heidelberg, 1994; and Lyliquist, C. Egyptian Stone Vessels: Khian through Tuthmosis IV, New York, 1995. Arnold, Dorothea, When the Pyramids Were Built: Egyptian Art of the Old Kingdom. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. 1999 Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools.