About this object

Clay, with red slip, lid from a canopic jar in the shape of a head - crudely formed and hard to distinguish if animal or human. Marked in black "300 E'06", indicating this is from tomb 300 at Esna.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 664 BC about
  • Materials
    Clay
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    65 mm x 75 mm
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Museum Acquisitions, 1977 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology vol. 65

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1979
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1977 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains images of objects from the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.

  • The Excavations at Esna 1905 - 1906

    Downes, Dorothy

    Author: Downes, Dorothy
    Publisher: Aris and Phillips Ltd
    Date: 1974
    Description: Publication of Professor John Garstang's excavations at Esna based on archives kept in the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, the University of Liverpool. The book is based on a University of Liverpool Ph.D. manuscript by Dr Dorothy Downes who was a former Keeper of Archaeology at Liverpool Museum. The publication brings together Garstang's unpublished photographs, notebooks and individual tomb record cards made by his assistant, Mr Harold Jones. The book includes many objects from both Liverpool collections (World Museum and the Garstang Museum of Archaeology).

Ownership

Previous owners

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