About this object

Pottery shallow dish on a tall hollow stand. Possibly functioned as an offering stand or lamp. Marked with a number in pencil but now it is difficult to read. Date uncertain.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
  • 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: Armant
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    310 mm x 159 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Explore related


  • Temples of Armant: a preliminary survey. Volumes 1-2

    Sir Robert Mond and Oliver Humphrys Myers

    Author: Sir Robert Mond and Oliver Humphrys Myers
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
    Date: 1940


  • Egypt Exploration Society Excavations at Armant.

    Start date: 1927
    End date: 1927
    Description: The excavation at Armant was not originally an Egypt Exploration Society project, it was being financed by the wealthy industrialist, Sir Robert Mond, but the Society undertook the publication of the work of Oliver Myers in the temple of Montu and the burial-place of the sacred bulls of the god. See Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 74 (1988) pp. 39-55.


Previous owners

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