About this object

Footed stone vessel with two lug handles, one of which is broken. Made from the hard dark stone basalt.

Ex Wellcome Collection but registration or accession number cannot be traced as label was removed before it was accessioned in 2017.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period (Naqada I)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    4000 BC - 3800 BC
  • Materials
    Basalt
  • 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
  • Date collected
    1936 before
  • Measurements
    138 mm x 65 mm x 63 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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