Cylindrical jar with one vertical handle, long cylindrical neck, ridge around rim, and ring base. On one side is an image of the god Bes modelled in incised and applied relief decoration. Fine Nile silt fabric. White label with blue border stuck near the base with “Fayoum Egypt” written in dark ink. On this is another sticker, white and elliptical, with the collector number “3345” typed in red ink. “Fayoum” written in pencil on the base. Part of the neck is broken and missing.
Compare with Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology UC2888 which has an almost exact shape and decoration.
Compare with Birmingham City Museums W1138, also ex Wellcome collection and considered to be from Kennard collection (Dyn. 26-29). See, Janine Bourriau, Umm el-Ga'ab. Pottery from the Nile Valley. Before the Arab Conquest (1981), p. 83 [no. 160].