About this object

Large barrel bead decorated with hieroglyphs and the throne name of 23rd Dynasty ruler Peftjauawybast within a cartouche (Nefer-ka-Re).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    818 BC - 715 BC (Dynasty 23: Reign of Peftjauawybast)
  • 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
    x 16 mm x 44 mm
  • Related people
    William MacGregor (Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1922-07-03
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1922-07-03
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • William MacGregor

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1922-07-03
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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