About this object

Large jar, round based, swelling, slightly shouldered, narrowing abruptly to a wide mouth with rolled rim and 3 small handles arranged symetrically. Lower part whitened, dark red stripe on shoulder.

Excavated at Armant by the EES/Mond and Myers expedition 1927-37 and marked in ink AR.30/F

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date made
    332 BC - 30 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date collected
    1930
  • Measurements
    510 mm x 335 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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