- Museum number
Spheroidal vase of black-and-white andesite porphyry: with a rounded base and two tubular handles. The rim is thin, flat-topped and sharp on the outer edge. Both handles are covered with rectangular plates of thin gold, cut out into an openwork cross. The interior is well-hollowed.
Diameter: 6 centimetres (rim)
Diameter: 8.60 centimetres
Height: 5.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
P. E. Newberry, ' Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition Catalogue (1922)', 6, no. 24;
J. Crowfoot Payne, 'Journal of Egyptian Archaeology' 60 (1974), 81;
A. Roveri and F. Tiradritte [eds.], 'Kemet: Alle Sorgenti del Tempo' (Ravenna, 1998), p.237 [205-206];
N. Strudwick, 'The Legacy of Lord Carnarvon' (Wyoming ,2001), p. 28 .
- On display (G64/dc10)
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number