Pottery vessel



Accession Number
W1293
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Period
Second Intermediate Period
Materials
Faience | Pottery
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
height 150mm | diameter 48mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Pottery jar encrusted in modern times with blue glass or faience beads lengthways down the vessel, perhaps imitating a Hyksos jar. See Petrie '70 years....' 20.11.1908 says such vessels were found with rishi coffins dating to around the 12th Dynasty'. Some of the glass rods in clear case with jar in box. Height 7.9cm. However, the vessels described by Petrie are contained in rods shaped to form nets. Thus, this is a fake. See also W1293 and W1294. This is probably from the Frankland Hood Collection purchased by Wellcome in 1924, lot 57.

Wellcome Number
152308, but this number refers to slate palette W1068 | 30916 is the correct number
Other Identity
57/11 (on brown label attached with elastic string) | W1293 | W1294
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 11 Nov 1924, Lot 57
Previous Owners
Rev. William Frankland Hood (1824–1864) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 04 Aug 2020

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