About this object

Small blue/green glazed faience jar, ovoid shape, round bottom, with two perforated handles on each side of the main body of the jar. The jar is decorated with linear design in black paint at the bottom, around the central area of the main body, and around the neck. Remains of dirt and cobwebs inside the jar. Glaze has worn off on one side. Object is chipped on the handles and around the rim.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Beni Hasan
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Nina de Garis Davies, 1952
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Beni Hasan
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    55 mm x 40 mm x 30 mm
  • Related people
    Nina de Garis Davies (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Nina de Garis Davies

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Donation to Liverpool Museum
Object view = Humanities
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