From older (pre-1901) University collections, provenience and collector not recorded.
The number assigned each specimen referred not only to its catalogue entry but also its provenience.
They were in the Forum, as the provenience of the inscription shows.
The methods of Futurism have their provenience in many preceding art movements.
Maeterlinck's speculations, despite their medieval provenience, have a practical orientation.
None of this material has provenience data, nearly all of it having turned up in the process of trenching.
1881, a Latinization of provenance, or else from Latin provenientem (nominative proveniens), present participle of provenire "come forth" (see provenance). "Preferred to PROVENANCE by those who object to the French form of the latter" [OED].