Stone bowl



Accession Number
W309
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Period
Old Kingdom
Material
Stone/minerals (Granite)
Measurements
Height: 49mm | Diameter (exterior rim): 153mm | Diameter (base): 85mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Small black and white stone bowl on a base, perhaps dating to the Old Kingdom. Purchased by Wellcome in 1923 from the collection of Ellinor Frances Berens.

Bibliography

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

Wellcome Number
A24627
Other Identity
W1514 (previous number) | 114 (round white sticker)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 31 Jul 1923, Lot 7
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Ellinor Frances Berens (1842–1924)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 26 Sep 2021

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