Near Eastern Alabaster Spouted Ritual Vessel

with incised decoration

3rd Millennium BC

Height: 3.7 cm. (1 1/2 in.)

Width: 6.9 cm. (2 3/4 in.)

12.2 cm. (4 13/16 in.)

#9792

ex: private European collection, 1980’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VIII. (New York, 2010) p.3

Comparanda: Rouault, Olivier & Maria Masetti-Roualt (eds.); L’Eufrate e il Tempo. Le Civilta del Medio Eufrate e della Gezira Siriana (Milan, 1993) no.272 Sotheby’s; Important Antiquities from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (New York, 12.16.1992) no.28 University of Chicago, Oriental Institute. Diyala Archaeological Database Ag.35:1120