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. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 202.