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)
Height 36mm | Rim Diameter 36mm| Maximam Diameter 37mm| Height of Maximam Diameter 15mm| Base Diameter 19mm| Vessel Index 102
Number of Elements

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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.

Munsell Chart reading

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

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)
Last modified: 01 Apr 2022

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