About this object

Globular alabaster jar with round base, narrow neck and rim.
From Abydos tomb 423 A'07.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Francis Chatillon Danson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1907
  • Measurements
    120 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Collector, previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Museum Acquisitions, 1978 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology vol. 66

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1980
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1978 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains a complete list of the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Raymond Danson

    Owned from: 1950-08-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1976-06-18
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Edith Danson

    Owned from: 1926-07-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1950-08-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Francis Chatillon Danson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1926-07-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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