About this object

Green faience situla with lotus pattern in black. Situla is a Latin word for bucket, and this object would have contained a liquid and be used during religious rituals in a tomb or temple.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 525 BC (Dynasty 26) about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    140 mm
  • Related people

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