Pottery vessel



Accession Number
W206
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Vase
Period
Middle Kingdom
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Beni Hasan, Tomb 533
Measurements
Height: 133mm | Diameter (rim) 59mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Crudely formed light brown pottery vessel with a flat base. Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 533 at Beni Hasan between 1902–1904. Purchased by Wellcome in 1922 from the collection of the Reverend William MacGregor.

Bibliography

Garstang, John (1907) The burial customs of ancient Egypt as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom: being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hassan during 1902–3–4. Constable: London. [p. 228, pl. XII (nr. 9?)]

Wellcome Number
A13504
Other Identity
533 (excavation number)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 1718
Previous Owners
Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Excavation Details

Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 533 at Beni Hasan between 1902–1904.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 18 Jun 2022

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