About this object

Finely carved Egyptian alabaster bottle with two handles. Broken across the centre and mended together. Hole missing from one side. Marked in pencil: £E .fh.-

Label tied to one of the handles is annotated in ink: “19th Dynasty found by Prof. Garstang at Reqaqnah – 1901/2. See Report Tombs of IIIrd Eg. Dynasty by J. Garstang – page 59”.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Reqaqna
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Reqaqna
  • Date collected
    1902
  • Measurements
    147 mm x 95 mm x 28 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Raymond Danson

    Owned from: 1950-08-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1976-06-18
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Edith Danson

    Owned from: 1926-07-03
    How acquired: Inherited
    Owned until: 1950-08-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
  • Francis Chatillon Danson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1926-07-03
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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