About this object

Steatite standing monkey holding a cylindrical kohl tube vessel. The khol tube is incised with linear design. The right leg of the animal is badlly chipped. There are two small holes near the rim of tube and two small holes piercing between the animal's arms and the tube.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    20th Century early
  • Measurements
    50 mm x 20 mm x 37 mm
  • Note
    THESE WILL BE PART OF THE HEARNE COLLECTION 44.19.277 but also matches a description from the Grisewood collection 30.86...
  • Related people
    Joyce Hearne (Previous owner); Amy Urlin (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • 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.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joyce Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Amy Urlin

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