Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Jar

1973.1.416

Currently not on display

Information

Jar with rim painted black. Found within tomb 289E '06. Worn base, chip to rim, pitted surface, surface dirt, some patches of discolouration. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Worn base, chip to rim, pitted surface, surface dirt, some patches of discolouration. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13536/2. Sir Henry Wellcome acquired this and other artefacts excavated at Esna from the collection of the Rev. William MacGregor at Sotheby's, London, 1922, lot 1702: "Three Stands for Vases; two Bowls; eight Vases, with ovoid and gourd-shaped bodies; and a small Bowl with wide ear handles and inscription; all from Professor Garstang's excavations at Esna". Revd. MacGregor was a subscriber to the excavations of the Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology.