About this object

Jar with tall neck and a tapering base. Marked in black ink "NR 577".

Square label stuck to the surface with the note: "XII Dyn. Beni Hasan". Auction label stuck to the surface has the lot number "757/10". We have no record of which auction or previous owners.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    First Intermediate Period; Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Beni Hasan
  • Date made
    2181 BC - 1976 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Beni Hasan
  • Date collected
    1902 - 1904
  • Measurements
    131 mm x 76 mm x 76 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

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