About this object

Footed stone vessel with two lug handles. Made from a hard dark stone with pale inclusions.

Ex Wellcome Collection registration number 112/1956 [sticker under the rim].

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
    Stone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry S Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1956 before
  • Measurements
    236 mm x 148 mm x 94 mm
  • Related people
    British Archaeology in Egypt (Previous owner); Cicely Bushe-Fox (Previous owner); Joscelyn Plunket Bushe-Fox (Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

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