Jar card



Currently not on display


Jar, tapering base, white slip. Object marked by the excavator 590, the number given to the tomb it was found in. Label with object has written on it: "H.P. 532", a reference to objects Sir Henry Wellcome acquired from the 1911 sale of the the Hilton Price collection. Purchased for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's 12-17 July 1911 lot 757/10. Hilton Price sale inventory number HP 532 "Ovoid vase of light ware and rim broken nice clean work. Beni Hasan XII Dynasty Beni Hasan. 8 " high. No number".