Ancient Egyptian Coptic Pilgrim's Flask

Ancient Egyptian Coptic Pilgrim's Flask

Item Number: 10136

$2,700.00

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Period: c. 2nd - 4th CE
Dimensions: 12.5" (32 cm)
Material: Painted Red Ware Pottery
Condition: Good , hole in back which appears to be intentional, some normal surface wear
Region: Egypt
Provenance: Present owner bought the piece at Hotel Drouot auction in Paris in early 80's, from an old French collection.
Description
Disk shaped with a cylindrical neck and collared rim, the shoulders with twin handles, on a flaring ring foot, the body painted in black and white, one side with a dotted border surrounding lunettes, a bird in the center, the other side with remains of wavy lines and rosettes.

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