About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Music/sound
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1279 BC - 1213 BC (Dynasty 19: Reign of Ramesses II)
  • Materials
    Tooth Ivory; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos: Cemetery D
  • Date collected
    1900
  • Measurements
    54 mm x 56 mm x 617 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Ancient Egyptian Musical Instruments

    Manniche, Lise

    Author: Manniche, Lise
    Publisher: Deutscher Kunstverlag
    Date: 1975
    Description:

  • Catalogue of Antiquities from Excavations at Abydos Found by the Egypt Exploration Fund and the Egyptian Research Account Exhibited by Permission of the Council at University College, Gower St., London WC, July 2nd to July 28th 1900.

    Petrie, W. M. F., Garstang, J., and Mace, A. C.

    Author: Petrie, W. M. F., Garstang, J., and Mace, A. C.
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1900
    Description:

  • El Amrah and Abydos 1899-1901

    Randall-MacIver, David and Mace, Arthur Cruttenden

    Author: Randall-MacIver, David and Mace, Arthur Cruttenden
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
    Date: 1902
    Description: Publication of the Egypt Exploration Society excavations at cemeteries in the Abydos and el Amrah region. With a chapter by F. Ll. Griffith.

  • Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum

    Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela

    Author: Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela
    Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
    Date: 1995
    Description: A 130 page illustrated book that focuses on the Egyptian antiquities in World Museum's collections to provide a colourful introduction to the land and its culture in the Pharaonic period. An appendix explains the history of the collection and includes information about the Lady Lever Art Gallery Egyptian collection, which is also part of National Museums Liverpool.

Events

  • Egypt Exploration Fund Excavations at Abydos 1899 - 1904

    Start date: 1899
    End date: 1899
    Description: Excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at Abydos for the Egypt Exploration Fund. The museum provided financial sponsorship towards the costs and received a share of the finds that the Egyptian authorities allowed to be exported outside of Egypt. The museum subscribed to the 1899-1900 excavations and received 179 finds that were accessioned on 24 September 1900, accession series 24.9.00.56-126 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs...) The museum subscribed to the 1900-1901 excavations and received 114 finds that were accessioned on 14 October 1901, accession series 14.10.01.1-53 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs but also Middle Kingdom finds from tombs D79 and D81). The museum subscribed to the 1901-1902 Abydos excavations and received 57 finds that were accessioned on 16 September 1902, accession series 16.9.02.1-57 (...)

  • Exhibition of Antiquities from Excavations at Abydos Found by the Egypt Exploration Fund and the Egyptian Research Account

    Start date: 1900-07-02
    End date: 1900-07-02
    Description: Exhibition of Antiquities from Excavations at Abydos Found by the Egypt Exploration Fund and the Egyptian Research Account. Exhibited by Permission of the Council at University College, Gower St., London WC, July 2nd to July 28th 1900.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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