Stone vessel



Accession Number
W1497
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
length 9cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Stone ointment jar. Tube type with paired, pierced handles. Aston type 227. Purchased from the collection of JJ Fehr by Welcome in 1920.

Wellcome Number
9345
Other Identity
(The Wellcome number 9345 is associated with this artefact on the pre 1997 catalogue card in the object file.Old label? stuffed inside object) | 97 | 949
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 21–23 July 1920, Lot 135
Previous Owners
J. J. Fehr | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 06 Aug 2020

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