Faience vessel



Accession Number
W424
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Faience case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 80mm | Diameter (body): 84mm | Diameter (outer rim): 58mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A Graeco-Roman faience vessel. It was part of the MacGregor collection sold at auction in 1922, lot 187. The base is a modern plaster addition.

Wellcome Number
A13934
Other Identity
Indeterminate MacGregor number written in black ink just above the base
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 187
Previous Owners
Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 18 Jul 2022

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