Bowl card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Bowl with wavy rim made by pinching the wet clay between finger and thumb. Carinated body of coarse red-buff pottery. From Esna tomb 70. Marked by the excavator with the grave number in black ink, " 70E". Later modified by a collector to 70Esna XII th dyn". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Area of repair, large chip on rim, chipped round break edges, adhesive on surface, pitted, possibly white pigmentation, surface dirt, some black discolouration. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13453/2: "Light red terra cotta bowl in similar base, with scalloped edge 3シ" high 6シ" diameter. Piece broken out". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1702/14: "Three Stands for Vases; two Bowls; eight Vases, with ovoid and gourd-shaped bodies; and a small Bowl with wide ear handles and inscription; all from Professor Garstang's excavations at Esna".