Pottery vessel



Accession Number
EC317
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Period
Middle Kingdom
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Esna, Tomb 189
Measurements
229mm height | 89mm diameter
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Pottery vessel from Esna, tomb 289, excavated by Garstang 1906. 2nd Intermediate Period to Early New Kingdom. Purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1922 from MacGregor collection.

Bibliography

See Downes, D., 1974 'The Excavations at Esna 1905-1906'.

Wellcome Number
QQ 13484
Other Identity
289E06 (written on the body. It is a Garstang excavation number indicating Esna excavated 1906, tomb 189)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 1715
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937)
Excavation Details

Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 289 at Esna in 1906.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 13 Sep 2020

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