Lid with Cartouche



Fragment of a blue glazed faience lid or knob with inlaid light blue hieroglyphic text. Parts of two cartouches, with the early name of the Aten, and a line of text. below. Dark blue ground with pale blue inlay colour. Marked by the excavator in black ink 287. Find number 33/287: Excavated at the Military Quarters: R42.9A. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1933. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).