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Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    Dynasty 18 (about 1352 BC - 1336 BC)
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry S Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1895
  • Measurements
    90 mm x 60 mm x 50 mm
  • Note
    Thought to be from House I, no. 78. Acquired by Frederick Hilton Price at Hillington (auction house?) on 29 November 1895, lot 188.
  • Related people
    Frederick George Hilton Price (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

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Events

  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale 12 - 21 July 1911

    Start date: 1911-07-12
    End date: 1911-07-12
    Description: Sale of a large collection of Egyptian antiquities sold by Frederick George Hilton Price, an English banker and antiquary who formed a large collection of Egyptian antiquities.

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