About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3100 BC - 2890 BC (Dynasty 1)
  • 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
  • Date collected
    1913 before
  • Measurements
    130 mm x 60 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Ali el-Khouli, Egyptian Stone Vessels Predynastic Period to Dynasty III (Mainz, 1978) nos. 664 - 669.
  • Related people
    Edith Danson (Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson (Collector, previous owner); John Raymond Danson (Previous owner); Robert de Rustafjaell (Previous owner)

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Publications

  • Catalogue of the remaining part of the valuable collection of Egyptian antiquities formed by R. de Rustafjaell (Sotheby's Sale Catalogue. 20-4 January 1913)

    Sotheby's

    Author: Sotheby's
    Publisher: Sotheby's
    Date: 1913
    Description: Sotheby's Sale Catalogue. 20-4 January 1913 for the collection formed by Robert de Rustafjaell (also known as the Col. Prince Roman Orbeliani collection). Available online: http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13999031M/Catalogue_of_the_remaining_part_of_the_valuable_collection_of_Egyptian_antiquities

  • '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.

Events

  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale 20 - 24 January 1913

    Start date: 1913-01-20
    End date: 1913-01-20
    Description: Sale of the collection of Egyptian antiquities formed by Robert de Rustafjaell (also known as the Col. Prince Roman Orbeliani collection).

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Raymond Danson

    Owned from: 1950-08-03
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1976-06-18
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Edith Danson

    Owned from: 1926-07-03
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1950-08-03
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Francis Chatillon Danson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1926-07-03
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Robert de Rustafjaell

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1913
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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