About this object

Small sized calcite kohl pot with flat base, shouldered body, constricted neck and flat rim. Deep yellow colour. Marked on the base 'M9' in pencil by the excavator.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1985 - 1773 BC (Dynasty 12)
  • Materials
  • 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
    34 mm
  • Note
    Messawiyeh (south of Esna): excavated/surveyed by John Garstang and Harry Jones in 1906 (Liverpool Institute of Archaeology/Liverpool University);
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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