Alabastron in alabaster, Persian, 5th century BC

$1,250.00 AUD

Alabastron ointment vessel, carved from a piece of alabaster, with slightly bulbous body and flared rim.

Persian,

Circa 5th century BC

Condition

Size

15cm

References

This form differs from the Egyptian form, and relates directly to known Persian examples; ref. The Schoyen Collection, MS 4536/1 , for an example inscribed for Xerxes, Syria, 485-465 BC.

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