Egyptian Alabaster Vase - 2.75"
Enjoy a beautiful white marble pattern of this Egyptian alabaster jar. This 2.75-inch-tall container has a removable lid and would be an excellent addition to your Egyptian handicraft collection. For decorative purpose only. These containers are individually made by hand so the color will vary slightly between them. Ships in a box with hieroglyphic designs - perfect for gifting!
Size: 2 inches by 2 inches by 2.75 inches tall with a depth of 1.5 inches
Made in the village of Gourna, near Luxor, Egypt. Our alabaster is made by the sweetest family that we have known for more than 40 years--read more about them on our blog: https://egyptianimports.com/blogs/news/vendor-spotlight-luxor-scarabs-statues-and-mahmoud
Ancient pharaohs prized fine objects rendered in alabaster, deeming them indispensable on earth and in the afterlife. Oriental Alabaster which is a much harder stone, similar to marble, and which today is only used for machine-made products. Egyptologists refer to "Oriental alabaster" (marble) as alabaster, and it was this material that was extensively used by the Egyptians in sarcophagi, in the linings of tombs, in the walls and ceilings of temples, and in vases and sacrificial vessels.
*This listing is for the vase only and does not include any props.*