Pottery vessel



Accession Number
EC15
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Amphora
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Esna, Tomb 90
Measurements
162mm height | 115mm width | 85mm diameter
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Pottery vessel marked '90E XVIII Dyn Esna'. From tomb 90E at Esna excavated by Garstang. New Kingdom. The vessel is 162mm in height. Purchased by Wellcome from the MacGregor collection.

Bibliography

Downes, Dorothy 1974. The excavations at Esna, 1905–1906. Warminster: Aris and Phillips.

Wellcome Number
A211312
Other Identity
90E (excavation number)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922 | J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 14–15 Oct 1930, Lot 580
Auction Details
Three early decorated vases (Egypt).
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937)
Excavation Details

Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 90 at Esna in 1905.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 27 Nov 2021

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