Stone dish in the shape of a fish



Accession Number
W1020
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Length: 80mm | Height: 65mm | Depth: 9mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Tilapia (Bulti)

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Description

A broken fish shaped dish in stone, likely in the form of a bulti fish and lotus blossom. It was purchased Cairo in 1936.

Wellcome Number
R14098 /1936 (written on the object)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 01 Jul 2021

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