Ovoid shaped jar with tall wide neck, high shoulders and a ring base. There is a filter within the opening. From the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1909-110 excavations at Memphis directed by Sir Flinders Petrie. Marked in ink with the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession number 53/1956. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, pitted, pale orange chalk on surface, surface dirt. Joscelyn Plunkett Bushe-Fox (1880-1954) a British archaeologist and from 1920 Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments. In his early years worked as an artist for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt (1909-1911). He acquired a small range of archaeological finds from this time, at sites including Gezeh and Memphis. Following his death his wife, Cicely, sold his collection of antiquities to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in 1956.