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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1920-07-21
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1920-07-21
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • William Moir Bryce

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1919
    Disposal method: Bequethed
Object view = Humanities
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