About this object

Small anhydrite stone bowl with rim and flat base. From tomb 24 A’06 at Abydos excavated by Professor John Garstang in 1906.

This bowl appears in Abydos excavations archive image: A-40_2017-02-07-06211

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1773 BC about
  • Materials
    Anhydrite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 85 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Museum Acquisitions, 1978 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology vol. 66

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1980
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1978 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains a complete list of the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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