About this object

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

Acquired at Sotheby and Co.13 November 1928 (Tabor collection), lot 225, along with seven 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
    C J Tabor
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1928 before
  • Measurements
    120 mm x 95 mm
  • Related people
    C J Tabor (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1928-11-13
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1928-11-13
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • C J Tabor

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1928-11-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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