About this object

Egyptian alabaster model vase incised with the name of Thutmose III within a cartouche on body. The inscription was once filled with blue paste with only traces now left. The core is not completely carved out and there is no lid. Petrie describes that they (1977.112.15-17) were found as a foundation deposit in the middle of the temple area in three pits, in no regular order.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (reign of Tuthmosis III) about
  • Materials
    Calcite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Francis Chatillon Danson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date collected
    1895
  • Measurements
    90 mm x 55 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson (Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson (Collector, previous owner); John Raymond Danson (Previous owner); Egyptian Research Account (Previous owner); Henry Martin Kennard (Collector, previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Previous owner)

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Publications

  • '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.

  • Naqada and Ballas

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Quibell, James Edward and Spurrell, F.C J

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Quibell, James Edward and Spurrell, F.C J
    Publisher: Quaritch, Bernard, London
    Date: 1896
    Description: Flaxman Spurrell wrote chapter 10, 'The Flint Implements of Naqada' pp. 55-59 and made illustrations of flints for plates LXVIII - LXXV. Available online http://archive.org/details/cu31924028748261

  • Sotheby's Sale Catalogue, 16 - 19 July 1912

    Sotheby's

    Author: Sotheby's
    Publisher: Sotheby's
    Date: 1912
    Description: Sale catalogue of Henry Martin Kennard's Egyptian antiquities collection sold as 743 lots at Sotheby's 16 - 19 July 1912, realizing £5,220. There are objects from this sale within World Museum's collection via Sir Francis Danson and Sir Henry Wellcome.

Events

  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale 16 - 19 July 1912

    Start date: 1912-07-16
    End date: 1912-07-16
    Description: Sale of a collection of Egyptian antiquities sold by Henry Martin Kennard, Patron and collector of Egyptology (743 lots).

  • Egyptian Research Account Excavations at Naqada, 1894-95

    Start date: 1894
    End date: 1894
    Description: Excavations by Flinders Petrie and James Quibell at Naqada during the winter of 1894-5 for the Egyptian Research Account.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Francis Chatillon Danson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1926-07-03
    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
  • John Raymond Danson

    Owned from: 1950-08-03
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1976-06-18
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Henry Martin Kennard

    Owned from: 1895
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1912
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Egyptian Research Account

    Owned from: 1895
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1895
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William Matthew Flinders Petrie

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