Model situla



Accession Number
EC625
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Kings case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Situla
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 60mm | Height: 58.9mmm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A model situla decorated in relief. Large numbers of these votive examples were found in both the temple area and the courtyard of the animal necropolis at Saqqara. This probably dates to the Graeco-Roman Period.

Bibliography

Christine Insley Green 1987 'The Temple Furniture from the sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara 1964-1976'. Daphna Ben-Tor 1997 The Immortals of Ancient Egypt...', 88 - 89.

Wellcome Number
R4238
Other Identity
661 O (white sticker with blue border)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 20 Oct 2020

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