Stone alabastron, 3150-2700 BC

Stone alabastron, 3150-2700 BC
Period:Egypt, Early Dynastic Period/Thinite Period, Early Dynastic Period/Thinite Period
Material:Stone (undetermined)
Physical:10.7cm. (4.2 in.) - 150 g. (5.3 oz.)

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  In ancient Egypt as today, hand-shaping pure abstract shapes out of stone is the skill of great masters of their craft. With its perfect date or teardrop shape, delicate handles, and flared rim, this stone alabastron is an understated demonstration of Egyptian mastery of the medium. Early Dynastic, Dynasty I or II (3150-2700 BC).

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