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An Egyptian Faience Ritual Model Situla, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

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An Egyptian Faience Ritual Model Situla, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
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An Egyptian Faience Ritual Model Situla, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE, ca. 664 - 332 BCE:
Medium: Faience
of milk-churn shape, this amuletic miniature situla was intended to carry holy water for use in sacred activities. Of bright blue faience, it has two raised handles on the rim that are pierced, the flattened bottom and angular profile copy the metal style for the period. Background: The situla was a deluxe ritual vessel that played an important role in Egyptian religious ceremonies. Small faience models, such as this example, are quite rare.

Dimensions: Height: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Reference No: 007

PROVENANCE: Private collection of Geoffrey Metz, Egyptologist, Sweden. Metz catalogue number M1493.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
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Intact and in excellent condition overall.
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An Egyptian Faience Ritual Model Situla, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

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An Egyptian Faience Ritual Model Situla, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE, ca. 664 - 332 BCE:
Medium: Faience
of milk-churn shape, this amuletic miniature situla was intended to carry holy water for use in sacred activities. Of bright blue faience, it has two raised handles on the rim that are pierced, the flattened bottom and angular profile copy the metal style for the period. Background: The situla was a deluxe ritual vessel that played an important role in Egyptian religious ceremonies. Small faience models, such as this example, are quite rare.

Dimensions: Height: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Reference No: 007

PROVENANCE: Private collection of Geoffrey Metz, Egyptologist, Sweden. Metz catalogue number M1493.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
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Intact and in excellent condition overall.

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