Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Early 18th dynasty jar painted narrow brown bands, from Esna tomb 71 E'05. Marked by the excavator with the grave number in black ink, " 71E". Later modified by a collector to 71Esna". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Some concretions, abrasions to surface, chipped rim, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13475 (3 jars from Esna): "Light coloured vase, decorated with brown rings. 4" high 3/8 4" diameter. Place of lip missing"; 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".