Amphora card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Amphora

1973.4.464

Currently not on display

Information

Pottery amphora with two handles, conical base with a small foot, ornamented with coloured bands and other patterns. Ancient decoration or modern reworking of an old vessel? Labels stuck to the surface: "HP 523"; "746/4"; "3335". Purchased for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's, London, 12-17 July 1911. (lot 764, 1 of 4 items); ex Hilton-Price collection. Publlished as no. 3335 in 'A Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A.' (London, 1897), p. 403, fig. 3335.