About this object

Miniature, globular shaped jar with constricted neck and widely everted rim. Perhaps a water pot used by a scribe? Site number at Hierakonpolis is not recorded. Was on display between 1976 and 2008.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date made
    2000 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Excavations Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    x 37 mm x 44 mm
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Events

  • Egyptian Writing (School Loan)

    Start date: 1970-01-27
    End date: 1970-01-27
    Description: The museum created a travelling exhibition consisiting of 8 artefacts and display material for a showcase illustrating the topic of writing in ancient Egypt. The group was arranged in a showcase and was loaned to Joseph Williams Primary School, Gateacre, Merseyside, between 27 January - 27 February 1970.

Object view = Humanities
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