Pottery bowl



Accession Number
W742
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Egypt and its Neighbours
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Nubia, Meroe, Tomb 304
Measurements
Height: 57mm | Diameter (exterior): 112mm | Width: 118mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A black pottery bowl with a triangular patterned rim. It was purchased by Wellcome in 1920.

Wellcome Number
A26616
Other Identity
304z (excavation number written on the side in black ink)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 16–19 Jul 1912, Lot 192 | J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 15 Jun 1920, Lot 293
Auction Details
Gourd-shaped bowl, found in Egypt, with embossed decoration, rare; bowl with decorated rim, and 2 others plain.
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Henry Martyn Kennard (1833–1911)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 12 Sep 2021

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