Chariot Fitting



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 (broken) above a wide carination. When accessioned in the collection (1956) was thought to be a jar stopper. Like object number 56.21.804a this may also be from the Central City:The Police Barracks: R42.10. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1933. 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).