About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1650 BC
  • Materials
    Fibre Palm
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    20th Century early
  • Measurements
    49 mm x 75 mm x 67 mm
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1936-06-25
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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