Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Large spherical jar of red and white breccia with a polished surface. Wide flat rim and squat bulbous body with no seperate base. Shoulder has two perforated horizontal lug handles for suspension. Rim is mended in two places with a small piece missing. On the body there are a few surface dents, some of which are repaired with plaster. There is one hole on the shoulder and three more on the base. From John Garstang's 1900 season for the Egyptian Research Account. Compare with Ali el-Khouli, 'Egyptian Stone Vessels Predynastic Period to Dynasty III' (Mainz, 1978) nos. 1547-1548. p. 224, pl. 61.