About this object

Cosmetics pot in the shape of a tapering cylinder. Rim slightly chipped. From Cemetery Y at Hu, grave Y34. No lid with the object.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hiw-Semaina region: Hiw
  • Date made
    2025 BC - 1700 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hiw-Semaina region: Hiw
  • Date collected
    1899
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 38 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Diospolis Parva. The Cemeteries of Abadiyeh and Hu 1898-9

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders and A. C. Mace

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders and A. C. Mace
    Publisher: The Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1901
    Description: Publication of the excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at the Hiw-Semaina region (Diopolis Parva) for the Egypt Exploration Fund.

  • Mace's Cemetery Y at Diospolis Parva

    Bourriau, Janine

    Author: Bourriau, Janine
    Publisher: OLA
    Date: 2009
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: 1899
    How acquired: Division of Finds
    Owned until: 1899-09-25
    Disposal method: Donation (excavation subscription)
Object view = Humanities
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