Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Piriform shaped jar with flat base, from Esna tomb 120. Marked by the excavator with the grave number in black ink, " 120E". Later modified by a collector to 120Esna". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Part of rim/lip missing, large crack across centre of rim/lip, surface loss, white residue around edge of rim/lip. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13496 "Light terra cotta vase from Esna, as sketch. 6¾" high. 4¾" diameter. Found during Professor Petrie's excavations. Archaic period". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1696/12: "Nine miscellaneous Bowls and Vases, from Professor Garstang's excavations at Esna; two Vessels, from abydos; one of basket shape with bird's head; and a Bowl, from Zawaideh".