Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Jar

1973.1.397

Currently not on display

Information

Bag-shaped jar with a wide mouth. Marked neatly in black ink with the number '1031' (over pencil). Maybe grave 1031 A'09 from John Garstang's excavations at Abydos? CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, pitted surface, surface loss, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13471/2: Red unglazed vase, site unknown. 7" high 5½" diameter; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1718/18: "Eighteen others, including some very interesting forms; from Esna, Abydos and other sites". Has previously been thoughtt to be from Beni Hasan but the tomb number does not correspond with Garstang's publication."