Egyptian Middle Kingdom blue anhydrite jarE276
A fine pale blue anhydrite stone jar of baluster form with a disc rim and pad foot.
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th or 12th Dynasty, c. 2055-1773 BC
5.8 x 5.1 cms
Intact apart from an old crack on one side of the body which has been filled with candle wax (visible as a diagonal stain in the photographs)
Ex. deceased estate, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century from an older collection