Egyptian Diorite Offering Bowl
Repaired from several pieces, some restoration.
Old Kingdom, Dynasty III-IV, circa 2625-2500 BC
ht: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) w: 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm.)
French private collection, early 20th CenturySouth African collection of Mr. Gawain McKinley, by the early 1980's. Acquired by Antiquarium, Ltd. from Mr. McKinley in New York, June 1990.
Exhibited: Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI. (New York, 2017) p. 3
Comparanda:University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Philadelphia obj. nos. E2269, E1281Museo Archeologico Nazionale / Museo Egizio, Florence obj. nos. E2269, E1281