Early Dynastic Alabaster Cosmetic Container

GBP 900.00

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Object Description

A Near Eastern multi-compartmented cosmetic container, finely modelled in alabaster, dating to the Early Dynastic II-III period, circa 2700-2334 BC. The vessel features an elongated body, sitting on a flattened base, and slightly convex walls extending into gently carinated shoulder. Further enrichments include two rams’ heads sculpted in low relief to one side.

Date: Circa 2700-2350
Period: Early Dynastic II-III

Object Condition

Condition: Fine condition, with minor chippings to the encrusted rims

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:3.1cm x H:1.5cm centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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