About this object

An Egyptian alabaster vase in the shape of a Canaanite amphora with integral stand and everted rim. Vase and base are carved in one piece.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 - 1295 (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Calcite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    148 mm x 80 mm
  • Note
    Compare with a similar vase inscribed with the name of Amenhotep II in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) accession no. 66.99.23.
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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