Portion of a lid for a basket repaired with wax. Made with coils of grass and palm leaf that are plaited together. A decorative pattern is created with dark dyed grass wrapped around the coils. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, areas of loss, completely rigid and coated with wax. Probably dating to the New Kingdom and from Thebes (Sams collection no. 117). The object is labelled '602' from when it was displayed in Joseph Mayer's Egyptian Museum on Colquit Street, Liverpool. 1928 Mayer Inventory Entry: "Plaited red basket with portion of the lid. Labelled 602. 7 1/2 inch diameter. Egyptian Hall case 41". The object was evacuated from the gallery in 1939 and assigned the ARP [Air Raid Protection] number 1435.