Small Bag-shaped Jar

Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Kohl, Kohl pot
New Kingdom
Pottery (Marl)
Number of Elements
Height 36mm | Rim Diameter 36mm| Maximam Diameter 37mm| Height of Maximam Diameter 15mm| Base Diameter 19mm| Vessel Index 102

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A small bag-shaped jar with an outside rolled rim and a flat base. The jar is from the New Kingdom and was made on the wheel. The surface around the base has been shaved by a hand tool. It has been made out of marl clay. The vessel is in one piece with some discolouration to the surface. There is a round paper label covering the base with the number '207'. There is a line on the side in pencil.

Other Identity
W1607 (number on VA Donohue catalogue card) | 1607 (no. on VA Donohue card) | 32/11 (label inside vessel) | 207 (label inside on base)
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906, Lot 32
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)

Munsell Chart Reading

Exterior- 10YR 7/2 light gray Interior- 10YR 7/2 light gray

Last modified: 01 Apr 2022

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