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Carved Egyptian Alabaster Votive Holder

  • The Greek name alabastrites is said to be derived from the town of Alabastron, in Egypt, where the stone was quarried. In general, ancient Alabaster in Egypt and the Near & Middle East is calcite with patterns of swirling bands of cream and brown. Modern Alabaster is probably calcite.

    - Made in Egypt
    - 3" H (7.5 cm.) x 3" W (7.5 cm)
    - 1 3/4" diameter opening
    - Item #: AL015