Marble



Accession Number
EC2146l
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Games case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Toy, Marbles
Period
Predynastic Period
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Diameter: 14mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A brown and white stone marble dating to the Predynastic Period. Purchased by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1922 from the collection of the Reverend William MacGregor.

Wellcome Number
A13902
Other Identity
W200 (previous number) | 3388 (MacGregor number on a printed label with red numbers)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 78
Previous Owners
Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 12 Jun 2022

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