Relief of a king



Accession Number
W173
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Kings case
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural decoration, Relief
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Measurements
Height: 107mm | Width: 129mm | Depth: 31mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A sandstone relief depicting a king, facing right, and wearing the blue crown (khepresh). There are doubts over the authenticity of this piece, which was purchased by Wellcome in 1934 from the collection of Mansur Abd el-Sayyid Mansoor.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 3]