Vessel card

Vessel

1973.1.425.1

Currently not on display

Information

Fragments of a blue-painted large storage jar with representations of a marsh scene. Decorated with the petals of the blue lotus, wsr and ankh signs. Faint trace of a pencilled number on the reverse of the largest piece. One piece is marked in black XXV 24/205. Some pieces are mended together. Compare with a similar decorated vessel in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, no. 1929.418. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession number 153496: "VASE. Pottery, red with blue decoration. Large, fragmentary. Egyptian. Egyptian Exploration Society, 1929-1931".