About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, 1947
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1913
  • Measurements
    78 mm x 120 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Thomas Eric Peet (Previous owner); The Royal Scottish Museum (Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • The Cemeteries of Abydos Part III 1912-1913

    T. Eric Peet and W.L.S. Loat

    Author: T. Eric Peet and W.L.S. Loat
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1914
    Description:

Events

  • Egypt Exploration Fund Excavations at Abydos 1899 - 1904

    Start date: 1899
    End date: 1899
    Description: Excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at Abydos for the Egypt Exploration Fund. The museum provided financial sponsorship towards the costs and received a share of the finds that the Egyptian authorities allowed to be exported outside of Egypt. The museum subscribed to the 1899-1900 excavations and received 179 finds that were accessioned on 24 September 1900, accession series 24.9.00.56-126 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs...) The museum subscribed to the 1900-1901 excavations and received 114 finds that were accessioned on 14 October 1901, accession series 14.10.01.1-53 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs but also Middle Kingdom finds from tombs D79 and D81). The museum subscribed to the 1901-1902 Abydos excavations and received 57 finds that were accessioned on 16 September 1902, accession series 16.9.02.1-57 (...)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • The Royal Scottish Museum

    Owned from: 1913
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1947
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: 1912
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1913
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Thomas Eric Peet

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