Reqaqnah: bought pottery vessels

Scope and Content

Image of two dark pottery jars inscribed with hieroglyphic inscription (thought to be a forgery) bought at Reqaqnah. Album print labelled 'film 78' and 'bought'. '156', 'bought' and 'A18a' are written on the back of the print.

Conditions Governing Use

Under copyright until 2026. The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Illustration of the vases appear in Garstang, (1904), Tombs of the Third Egyptian Dynasty at Reqaqnah and Bet Khallaf, (Constable, London), which states predynastic vases were thought to be real but the hieroglyphic inscription was a forgery.