Handle of a pottery vessel



Accession Number
EC1293
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Pottery (Marl)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Length: 68mm | Width: 33mm | Maximum width: 58mm | Stamp height: 24mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A pottery handle made of Marl clay and dating to the New Kingdom. The stamp on the handle consists a hieroglyphic inscription. The approximate shoulder diameter of the vessel could have been around 40 cm.

Munsell Chart reading

10YR 7/3 very pale brown

Other Identity
W130 (but this is assigned to a set of bronze model tools) | 198
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906, Lot 438
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)

Language
Egyptian
Last modified: 20 May 2022

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