Travertine bowl



Accession Number
W328
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Stone case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Period
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty
Twelfth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
Height: 95mm | Diameter: 140mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A travertine bowl with a flat base, possibly dating to the Twelfth Dynasty. It was purchased by Wellcome in 1920 from the collection of William Moir Bryce.

Bibliography

Aston, Barbara G. 1994. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms. Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 5. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag.

Wellcome Number
A9262
Other Identity
W228 (number error) | W1545 (number deleted) | 145 (round white label)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 21–23 July 1920, Lot 52
Previous Owners
Dr. William Moir Bryce (1842–1919) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 11 Feb 2021

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