About this object

Fragments of glass mounted on cardboard with glue by C. J. Flaxman Spurrell. Annotated in red ink, "EL GUROB; Dug up by Petrie. Dyn. XVIII. F.C.J.S.". Attached is sting of tiny beads beside a handwritten label, "Beads from the tomb of Maket XX Dyn BC 1100. 106 weigh 1 grain".

Five pieces are loose and kept within a bag.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Artefact
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Gurob
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1143 BC about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Matthew Flinders Petrie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Gurob
  • Date collected
    1890
  • Measurements
    119 mm x 163 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Collector, previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Previous owner)

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Publications

  • Flaxman Spurrell’s Experimenting with Painting Materials in Carolyn Graves-Brown (editor) 'Egyptology in the Present: Experiential and Experimental Methods in Archaeology'

    Cooke, Ashley

    Author: Cooke, Ashley
    Publisher: The Classical Press of Wales
    Date: 2015
    Description: Ashley Cooke, ‘Flaxman Spurrell’s Experimenting with Painting Materials' in Carolyn Graves-Brown (editor) 'Egyptology in the Present: Experiential and Experimental Methods in Archaeology' (The Classical Press of Wales, 2015) pp. 1-11.

  • Illahun, Kahun and Gurob 1889-90

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: David Nutt
    Date: 1891
    Description: Publication of fieldwork directed by Flinders Petrie at 3 sites in the Faiyum: Lahun (the pyramid), Kahun (the town) and Gurob (palace). Chapters by Sayce, Mahaffy, Hicks, F. Ll. Griffith and Flaxman Spurrell. 28 plates. Percy Newberry wrote the chapter, "The ancient botany", pp. 46-50.

  • Kahun, Gurob and Hawara

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Kegan Paul; Trench; Trubner and Co
    Date: 1890
    Description: Publication of fieldwork directed by Flinders Petrie at 3 sites in the Faiyum: Kahun, Gurob and Hawara. Chapters by F. Ll. Griffith and Percy E. Newberry. 28 plates. Percy Newberry wrote the chapter, "The ancient botany", pp. 46-50.

Ownership

Previous owners

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