Dish card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Dish

1973.1.379

Currently not on display

Information

Dish coated with a red slip. Marked in black by the excavator with the grave number 942 Abydos 1909. This was part of the group 941-949 A'09 described by Steven Snape as "probably the richest tomb to be excavated by Garstang at Abydos, being an undisturbed vaulted-chamber tomb of the mid-Eighteenth Dynasty". 942 A'09 was recorded as being composed of two chambers with separate vaults. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, area of loss, chipped round rim, surface dirt, label adhered. 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".