Egyptian veined serpentine kohl vessel

E238

£350.00

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A veined grey/green serpentine kohl vessel with a baluster shaped body and disc foot. The mouth of the vessel is plugged with ancient linen.

Culture
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, c. 2030-1650 BC

Size
6.5 x 5.7 cms

Condition
Losses to the rim and chipping around the base

Provenance
Ex. deceased estate, South Wales, UK; inherited from a collection formed in the mid 19th Century. A 19th Century label under the base: “Bought at necropolis near Thebes 1856”.

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