Barrel-shaped jar with a flat base and rim. Label "311" stuck to the surface (de Rustafjaell collection). Marked in pencil 195/22. Compare shape with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) nos. 1740-1787. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 19-21 December 1906 (Robert de Rustafjaell collection) Lot 195 "A similar lot [alabaster vessels]". CONDITION NOTE: Worn, scratched, running cracks from rim, adhesive residue, surface dirt.