Egyptian Alabaster Jar

with bulbous body and long tubular neck with rolled rim, an incised and painted floral collar at the shoulder, “tied” around the back of the vase, and a single loop handle.

New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX (ca. 1304-1195 BC)

Height: 10.1 cm. (4 in.)


Collection of Gaston Maspero, Paris (1846-1916). French passport 094498, dated 24 August, 2007.

Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VII. (New York, 2009) p.5 Christie’s; Antiquities. Including Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein (South Kensington, 04.30.2008) no.233

Comparandum: Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Egypt’s Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom. 1558-1085 BC (Boston, 1982) no.114 Kayser, Hans; Agyptisches Kunsthandwerk (Braunschweig, 1969) p.100, no.93