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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Limestone stand for water-bottles; sunken top surface with three shallow circular recesses; foliated relief decoration and a mask at the centre.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 7thC-8thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 35 centimetres
    • Width: 74 millimetres
    • Depth: 38.5 centimetres
    • Weight: 100 kilograms (approx)
  • Curator's comments

    See bibliographic record.Published:
    Ein Gott 2015, no. 237, p. 210.

  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1921 p.12, fig. 6 (incl. image) bibliographic details
    • Fluck et al. 2015 p.208 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2015 1 April - 15 Sept. Berlin, Bode Museum, 'EIN GOTT - Abrahams Erben am Nil'

  • Condition

    fair - 3 (45)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number



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