Basket card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Basket

1973.1.543

Currently not on display

Information

Knotted plant fibre basket with two carrying handles. Could be from British School of Archaeology in Egypt fieldwork at Lahun (1921) or ... Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 58236, "BASKET. Palm fibre cord. Two handled. 16" wide 13 1/2" deep. IV century A.D. Egyptian. Presented Sept. 1927 by Prof. Flinders Petrie, University College." CONDITION NOTE (1998): Misshapen, some broken fibres, previous repair, dirty, discoloured.