About this object

Alabaster kohl jar with lid. The pot has a flat base with shoulders and rim. White colour is very finely banded. This may be from John Garstang's 1900 season for the Egyptian Research Account, or his later excavations between 1906 and 1909 for the University of Liverpool.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC (Dynasty 12)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1906 - 1909
  • Measurements
    28 mm x 28 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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