Jar card

Jar

1973.4.332

Currently not on display

Information

Bag-shaped jar with recurved rim. Handmade polished red surface. Worn in places with chips missing from the rim. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, pitted surface , very worn, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13473/12; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection), Lot 1696: "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 13463, 13478, 13465, 13526, 13473, 13446, 13496, 13502, 13541". The Sotheby's auction catalogue prepared by Prof. Percy Newberry notes that this is from Abydos.