Large Bag-Shaped Jar
- Accession Number
- Current Location
- House of Life (first floor), Pottery case
- Object Type
- Receptacle/vessel, Jar
- Second Intermediate Period to New Kingdom
- Seventeenth Dynasty to Eighteenth Dynasty
- Pottery (Nile silt)
- Egypt, Esna, Tomb 190
- Height: 271mm | Rim Diameter: 93mm | Max Diameter: 136mm | Height of Max Diameter: 95mm | Vessel Index: 50
- Number of Elements
This large bag-shaped jar has a direct rim with faint internal indent and a slightly pointed base. There are four horizontal incised lines just under the rim. It is wheel made with a hand made base. It has a red slip over the exterior of the jar. The jar is made of Nile Silt B2. The jar is from grave 190, Esna, excavated by Garstang. It dates from the late Second Intermediate Period to early New Kingdom. It was purchased by Wellcome from the MacGregor collection in 1922.
- Munsell Chart reading
10R 5/6 Red
Downes, D., 1974 'The Excavations at Esna 1905-1906'.
- Wellcome Number
- Other Identity
- 190E (in ink on side of pot) (excavation number)
- Excavation Details
Excavated by John Garstang within tomb 190 at Esna in 1905.
- Last modified: 05 Mar 2022