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An Egyptian Nile Clay Ration Bowl - W. 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)

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An Egyptian Nile Clay Ration Bowl - W. 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)

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Old Kingdom, ca. 2686- 2134 BC - Egypt

Object: Bowl
Culture: Ancient Egyptian
Historical Period: Ancient Egyptian, Old Kingdom
Century/ Timeframe: ca. 2686 - 2134 BC
Dimensions (in cm): width: 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm)
Condition: Good Condition, There Are No Repairs Or Restoration
Origin: Egypt

Made from a cob mixture of Nile silt clay and straw, the rounded body on flat base. Thousands of similar bowls have been found at workers villages where workers would receive payment in the form of food rations.

Dimensions: Height: 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm). Width: 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Egypt Exploration Society excavation number: 624 Private NY Collection on loan to the Carlos Museum, Emory University -2015L1998.062.062

Material: Nile silt clay
No export licenses required however this piece may be subject to import tax/duties.
Shipping method: USPS (including insurance).
The seller hereby guarantees the lot to be authentic, acquired by legal means and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance.
Reference: EP1524

Based in historic Georgetown, Washington DC, Sands of Time Ancient Art gallery offer a wide range of exceptional antiquities, carefully selected for their historical importance, intrinsic beauty and artistic value. All objects sold by Sands of Time are guaranteed for authenticity and provenance, and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and related documentation. Our extensive collection includes museum-quality art in stone, bronze, pottery, glass and gold from ancient civilizations ranging from the ancient Near East and Egypt to the Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, PreColumbian and Gandharan worlds.

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    carlomaria December 12, 2017

  • Excellent service from the shop, US postal service was a bit slow. Goods were packed very well, follow-up on slow US postal delivery was excellent.

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