Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Jar with flat spheroid body, decorated with red & brown paint lines. Very similar to pottery from Faras. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, pitted surface, surface dirt, adhesive residue. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 75/1956. Joscelyn Plunket Bushe-Fox was an renowned archaeologist and from 1920 was Inspector of Ancient Monuments. In his early years worked as an artist for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, with Sir Flinders Petrie in Egypt (1909-1911). He acquired a small ranage of 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.