About this object

Canopic jar lid in the form of an animal head. Small in size and very roughly made with clay. Marked in black ink with "300 E'06" on back of lid, which relates to excavation at Esna 1905 - 1906 season. From tomb 300 E'06.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 664 BC about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of E. C. Grisewood
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    55 mm x 70 mm x 70 mm
  • Related people
    Charles Edgar Grisewood ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related


  • The Excavations at Esna 1905 - 1906

    Downes, Dorothy

    Author: Downes, Dorothy
    Publisher: Aris and Phillips Ltd
    Date: 1974
    Description: Publication of Professor John Garstang's excavations at Esna based on archives kept in the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, the University of Liverpool. The book is based on a University of Liverpool Ph.D. manuscript by Dr Dorothy Downes who was a former Keeper of Archaeology at Liverpool Museum. The publication brings together Garstang's unpublished photographs, notebooks and individual tomb record cards made by his assistant, Mr Harold Jones. The book includes many objects from both Liverpool collections (World Museum and the Garstang Museum of Archaeology).


Previous owners

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