About this object

Blue glass inlay made in the shape of the heart-shaped hieroglyph, taking the form of a jar with lug handles, perhaps representing veins and arteries. Very narrow thickness.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the estate of Dr Philip Nelson
  • Collector
    Philip Nelson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1952 before
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 8 mm x 3 mm
  • Related people
    Philip Nelson ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Philip Nelson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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