About this object

Fragment of blue faience jar with three lines of text in black. Central column has the throne-name of Ramesses II.

Purchased at Sotheby's 21-23 July 1920 (Bryce collection) lot 57.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1279 BC - 1213 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    William Moir Bryce
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1920 before
  • Measurements
    75 mm x 70 mm
  • Related people
    William Moir Bryce ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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