Pottery vessel



Accession Number
EC502
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Periods
Second Intermediate Period to Modern
Materials
Faience | Pottery
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
height 79mm | diameter 33mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Pottery jar encrusted in modern times with blue glass or faience beads lengthways down the vessel, perhaps imitating a Hyksos jar. See Petrie '70 years....' 20.11.1908 says such vessels were found with rishi coffins dating to around the 12th Dynasty'. Some of the glass rods in clear case with jar in box. Height 7.9cm. However, the vessels described by Petrie are contained in rods shaped to form nets. Thus, this is a fake. See also W1293 and W1294. This is probably from the Frankland Hood Collection purchased by Wellcome in 1924, lot 57.

Wellcome Number
30912
Other Identity
W1293 (on base in black ink) | 57/10 (on round sticker on base) | W1294
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 11 Nov 1924, Lot 57
Previous Owners
Rev. William Frankland Hood (1824–1864) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 06 Oct 2022

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