Jar card



Currently not on display

Bag-shaped jar with recurved rim. Handmade polished red surface. Worn in places with chips missing from the rim. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 13473; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection), Lot 1696. Auction catalogue written by Prof. Percy Newberry notes that this is from Abydos.