Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Jar

1973.1.370

Currently not on display

Information

Tall narrow red pottery jar. Marked 862 in black. Small white sticker reads "Beni Hasan Egypt. XII Dyn". Another sticker has the number 4875. Auction sticker (now detached) has the number 736/7. Compare with 1973.1.372. Hilton Price collection no. 4875. Purchased for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's 12-17 July 1911 lot 736/7: Two early Vases of red pottery of red pottery, with pointed ovoid bodies and narrow lips; Nagada; (3784-3785). Three others of varied form and size, from Beni-Hasan and Thebes; (3340, 4875). And a large Bowl, and a curious Model in coarse red pottery; XII dynasty; from Beni-Hasan; (3781, 4873-74)”. Hilton Price sale inventory number HP 526? "Tubular red vase with no rim rather coarse work. XII Dynasty Beni Hasan. 6 ". 3340". [maybe the wrong HP coll. number recorded?].