About this object

Blue glass in the shape of the Isis knot (tit) hieroglyph surmounted with sun disc. For use in inlaid relief decoration.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Grimshaw
  • Collector
    E C Grisewood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1907
  • Measurements
    38 mm x 9 mm x 3 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Grimshaw (Collector, previous owner); E C Grisewood (Collector); Joseph Mayer (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Grimshaw

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1960
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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