Bowl Incribed for Menkheper



Limestone bowl, possibly a mortar, broken and mended from four pieces with a section missing. An inscription on the side reads "the servant Menkheper". Find number 29/276: excavated in an area of the North Suburb, in the servant's quarters to the north of a house (U35.26) during the 1928-9 excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, previously repaired, large area missing, surface dirt, worn, pitted, adhesive residue. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1929. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).