Pottery vessel

Accession Number
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
New Kingdom
Height: 96mm | Diameter (exterior rim): 57mm | Diameter (body): 80mm
Number of Elements

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This pottery jar, with a green surface was purchased at auction by Wellcome from the Frankland Hood Collection in 1924. According to the sale catalogue most of the items from the Hood collection were from Thebes. The sale catalogue suggests that this item was made in imitation of glass and that it is New Kingdom in date.

Wellcome Number
12419 (on large brown label) | 30898 (on broken part of second brown label along with EGY VES, placed in neck of jar)
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 11 Nov 1924, Lot 51
Previous Owners
Rev. William Frankland Hood (1824–1864) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 27 Oct 2020

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