About this object

Fragment of a pottery wine jar with hieratic annotation in black ink, "The year 36, good wine".

Acquired at Sotheby's 12 November 1928, lot 225, along with 7 other fragments of jars with hieratic annotations. Paper label stuck on the inside with "The year thirty six. Good wine" handwritten in black ink.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Dynasty 18 - Dynasty 20
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1928 before
  • Measurements
    120 mm x 95 mm
  • Related people
    Sotheby's (Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1928-11-12
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Sotheby's

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1928-11-12
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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