Dish card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Dish

1973.1.378

Currently not on display

Information

Dish coated with a red slip. Marked in black by the excavator with the site number 18 A'06. This number corresponds to a multiple burials described by John Garstang as a group of rectangular shafts forming a single group, and served by a mud-brick superstructure nearby. There are nine ceramic items from 18 A'06 in World Museum (nos. 1973.1.378 and 1977.109.97/98/107/111/115/127/132/135) a stone bowl (1973.1.244) and a fragment of a limestone canopic jar (16.11.06.409). Destroyed in the Second World War were two ceramic vessels (16.11.06.22/23). In the Lady Lever Art Gallery collection is a ceramic jar (LL 5618). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Previous repair, small area of loss, chipped around break area, pitted, adhesive on surface ,label on exterior, surface dirt. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1685 "A curious pottery Vase, with four cups united by a circular pipe from Professor Garstang's excavations at Esna; another of bowl shape, with eight smaller vases on the rim, 4 of which are broken , also six Saucers and two Bowls, chiefly 12th Dynasty from Esna".