Medium ellipsoid jar
- Accession Number
- Current Location
- In storage
- Object Type
- Receptacle/vessel, Jar
- Second Intermediate Period to New Kingdom
- Eighteenth Dynasty
- Egypt, Esna, Tomb 289
- Number of Elements
- Height: 205mm | Maximum Diameter: 110mm | Rim Diameter: 109mm | Height of Maximum Diameter: 80mm | Vessel Index: 53
Medium ellipsoid jar, dating from the late Second Intermediate Period to the early New Kingdom. The jar has a tall wide neck with a direct rim and a round base. It is made of Nile silt B and has traces of the original red slip on the body and neck. The jar is wheel-made. The rim has three chips. Excavated by Garstang. Purchased by Wellcome from the MacGregor collection in 1922.
Downes, D., 1974 'The Excavations at Esna 1905-1906'.
- 3D Model
- Wellcome Number
- Other Identity
- 289E06 (excavation number) | W200 (notes found in possession of VA Donohue)
- Excavation Details
Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 289 at Esna in 1906.
- Munsell Chart Reading
5R 5/4 weak red 2.5YR 5/4 reddish brown (inside) 10R 3/4 dusky red (slip)