About this object

Part of a broken circular dish that is shallowly hollowed, with a crocodile or lizard carved near the centre. The convex base has an incised rosette in the centre. The whole surface of the object is very scratched with three scratched lines near the animal's tail.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    New Kingdom
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    18 mm x 40 mm x 58 mm
  • Note
    Most likely excavated by Professor Flinders Petrie; Mrs Hearne's husband was curator of Littlehampton Museum which received Egyptian material from Miss Amy Urlin (sister-in-law to Professor Flinders Petrie).
  • Related people
    Joyce Hearne (Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin (Collector)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joyce Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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