Model of a Basket card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Model of a Basket


Currently not on display


Model of a basket, sides painted yellow with black lines, and top painted white. A hole on unpainted underside for pegging to figure or scene. Marked in pencil twice 412; and in black ink BH 412. From Beni Hasan tomb 412. From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Possibly incomplete, surface loss, surface dirt, lable stuck to the side with printed number 651.