About this object

Head of a gazelle or ibex broken away from a painted blue ware pottery vessel. Broken at the neck with ears and horns missing. Rectangular sticker on the back with ink annotation "Tel el Amarna I. 78". Acquired by Frederick Hilton Price at Hillington (auction house?) on 29 November 1895, lot 188.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Frederick George Hilton Price
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1895
  • Measurements
    90 mm x 60 mm x 50 mm
  • Related people
    Frederick George Hilton Price (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Previous owner)

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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.

Ownership

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