An Egyptian alabaster ribbed cup, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, ca. 1390-1295 BC


The cup hand-carved from white alabaster with caramel and white veining throughout the composition. The cup stands upon a tapering base, and widens to form the ribbed, cylindrical cup.

Alabaster was a material prized by ancient sculptors, because its relative softness

9 cm (h)

Ex German private collection, collected between the 1975-1998

Some minor chips, with small restoration

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7.0 cm