Ovoid-shaped jar of banded Egyptian alabaster. Thick rim with a flat base that is marked in pencil 188/3. Compare with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) no. 1788-1796. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, surface dirt. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 183 Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 20-24 January 1913 (de Rustafjaell collection) Lot 161.