Vase card

Vase

1977.112.103

Currently not on display

Information

Alabaster stone vessel with the appearance of an ostrich egg. The base is round and the neck is narrow. Middle Kingdom? CONDITION NOTE 1998: Previous repair, chipped around break edges, surface dirt. Compare with a similar shaped jar in Janine Bourriau, 'Pharaohs and Mortals, Egyptian Art in the Middle Kingdom' (Cambridge University Press 1988) p. 145, fig. 151.