About this object

Miniature, globular, limestone cosmetic vessel with round base, narrow neck and flaring rim which is chipped. Grey-green coloured hard limestone.

This may be from Garstang's 1900 Abydos season or his later work in 1906-09.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    3100 BC - 2686 BC
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    21 mm x 19 mm
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

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
Object view = Humanities
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