About this object

Sample of pigment collected by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Sealed within a flat glass tube with a paper label annotated, "GYPSUM. Efflorescent on stones etc[?] surface. surface. Dashur". Previously mounted on a wooden display board labelled, "GYPSUM efflorescent on surface stone. Dashur, &c.".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Dahshur
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Pigment
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Dahshur
  • Date collected
    1887
  • Measurements
    64 mm x 20 mm x 12 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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