About this object

Silver fragment of a figure (perhaps a sitting feline or other animal) with suspension loop.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Francis Chatillon Danson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
  • Note
    From Abydos, grave number unknown: excavated by Professor John Garstang for the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1909; assigned to the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology by the government of Egypt; given to Sir Francis Chatillon Danson by the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology; given to the museum in 1977 by the executors of the estate of the late Lieutenant Colonel John Raymond Danson;
    Janine Bourriau (ed.), ‘Museum Acquisitions, 1978’ in The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology volume 66 (1980), p. 141 [no. 342].
  • Related people
    Edith Danson (Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson (Collector, previous owner); John Raymond Danson (Previous owner)

Explore related


  • 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.


Previous owners

  • John Raymond Danson

    Owned from: 1950-08-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1976-06-18
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Edith Danson

    Owned from: 1926-07-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1950-08-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Francis Chatillon Danson

    Owned from: 1909
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1926-07-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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