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 - 7 3/4" Long x 4 1/4" Wide - Item #: AL003
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