Chariot Fitting card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Chariot Fitting

56.21.804a

Currently not on display

Information

Egyptian alabaster or calcite terminal from the yoke of a chariot, perforated across the hollow base by a hole for fixing. The top finishes with a conical point above a wide carination. Marked by the excavator in black ink 324. When accessioned in the collection (1956) was thought to be a jar stopper. Find number 33/324. From the Central City:The Police Barracks: R42.10 ("alabaster chariot pole finial "). Compare with another object in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UC 132 "Barytes terminal from yoke of state chariot".