Travertine vessel



Accession Number
W1648
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
Height: 108mm | Width: 35mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Graeco-Roman Roman travertine cosmetic container. Height 108mm width 35mm. Purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1929.

Wellcome Number
5565
Other Identity
W1530 (W1530 is incorrectly written on the base of the vessel)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 09–10 Dec 1907, Lot 111
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 02 Oct 2020

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