About this object

Ovoid shaped pottery jar, pointed base, flared mouth. Polished red surface with a black band running around the neck and rim. Neck repaired and some areas of surface loss. One of the previous owners, Amy Urlin, assisted W. M. F. Petrie on his excavation of the cemetery at Abydos in 1901, which may have been the source of this object.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1912 before
  • Measurements
    168 mm x 55 mm
  • Related people
    Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne ( Previous owner); Amy Urlin ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne

    Owned from: 1932
    How acquired: Inherited from Urlin
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Amy Urlin

    Owned from: 1912
    How acquired: Excavation or Purchase
    Owned until: 1932
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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