Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Jar

1973.1.217

Currently not on display

Information

A fine oviform jar with elliptical section with two horizontal lug handles. Highly polsihed cream coloured stone with red veining. Excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt in 1914. A disturbed grave at Harageh, cemetery G, grave no. 419, sequence date 52 - 58. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 17243; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1063: "Seven miscellaneous vessels, in red breccia and other stones, comprising two kohl-pots of conventional shape, about 2 in. high; a conical kohl-pot, showing traces of a ring lip in the process of making, and scratchings round the vase indicating the method of manufacture, and other interesting forms".