Jar

1973.1.435

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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. 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.