Alabaster is a synonym of calcite, and is used mainly in vessels.  It is deposited in layers, viging it its banded appearance.  This material's color is colorless, white, brown, and opaque. The alabaster in Egypt and the Near East is usually the Calcium Alabaster rather than the Gypsum Alabaster.

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) (none) (none) B15275 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16318 Unknown
108 (none) (none) (none) Fr. of alabaster vase. =RC..91a. [drawing]
11529 30-12-75 (none) (none) Stone vase. Spill-vase of white calcite. LXXXVI. [drawing]
11586 30-12-697 (none) (none) Alabaster Box. Square, with 4 holes square above and circular below.
11587 30-12-84 (none) (none) Stone vase. White calcite. Type XL. [drawing]
1167 (none) 1924,0920.397 (none) Fragment from near the rim of an alabaster vase.
11803 30-12-89 (none) (none) Stone Vase.
11933 30-12-83 (none) (none) Stone Vase. White calcite. [Drawing] Type CXXVII
12025 30-12-90 (none) (none) Stone Bowl. White calcite. Type LXXXI. [drawing]
12135 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster Lamp. In imitation of shell. At spout end a bearded bull in relief.
12265 (none) 1929,1017.664 (none) Stone Bowl. Alabaster. Type same as U.12236. [Type] LXXI.
12310 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster vase. Spill type. Broken. [Type] II.
12601 30-12-74 (none) (none) Stone vase. Spill type. Calcite. Type II.
12696D (none) 1928,1017.685 (none) Group: [A] (1) Copper pin with curled head [Type] VII. [drawing] [B] (2) Silver wire earrings 2 1/2 coils. [C] (3) Silver and lapis lentoid beads strung in alternate pairs [D] (4) Alabaster miniature spill vase [Type] CII [D]. [drawing]
13680 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster fragment. Inscribed with beginning of dedication(?) dBARA den-lil-gar-ra ddumu-zi E-IGI-NIM. HC.8
13722 31-17-24 (none) (none) Stamp seal. Translucent white quartzite(?) oval, flat below & rounded above: on the flat base, traces of an animal design mostly done with a drill-point, in dots joined up by rough engraving; the design really unrecognisable now. [drawing 1:1]
13799 (none) 1935,0113.377 (none) Spill vase. Alabaster (white calcite) much broken. [Type] XLVII.
138 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster bowl. Fr of With remains of inscription in square frame. [drawing] thus
14207 31-16-412 (none) (none) Stone bowl. White calcite. Nicked rim. Same as U.13589 [Type] XLIII.
14291 31-16-447 (none) (none) Stone bowl. White calcite. Type XLIII. Nicked rim. Type XLIII. [drawing 2:5]
14459A (none) (none) (none) Stone bowl. Alabaster. Translucent. Decorated with a shallow nicked ridge. [Type] CIV. JN3.
15116 (none) (none) (none) Stone bowl. White translucent alabaster. Type same as PG 1824 (1). CVIII.
15117 (none) (none) (none) Stone bowl. White alabaster. Crushed, distorted and smashed. CVIII.
15118 (none) (none) (none) Stone bowl. White translucent alabaster. Found adhering to U.15116. Type XII (RC22b). JN5b [drawing 2:5]
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