A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE
A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE
A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE
A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE
A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE

A rare Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Blackware Vessel, ca. 3650 - 3300 BCE

EP2303

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Of ovoid form with a smooth black surface and slightly pointed base, the vessel was used for cosmetics and features a small round hole at the top, making the contents only accessible with a special tool or instrument.

Dimensions:  Height: 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cm)

Condition:  Complete with a minor area of restoration, otherwise intact and in excellent condition overall.  A rare and lovely example.

Provenance:  John Rilling collection, California, acquired before 1970, thereafter private Virginia collection, acquired from the US trade June 8, 2013. 

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