Wooden funerary figure



Accession Number
W430
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 99mm | Width: 38mm | Depth: 40mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A wooden figure from a funerary model. The squatting figure is carved from one piece of wood. The right arm is missing, and would likely have been attached with a dowel. This figure is likely from a model of food production or manufacture.

Wellcome Number
A170319
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 06–07 Sep 1932, Lot 488
Auction Details
A number of Ushabti figures, hawks, and other Egyptian wooden objects.
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 29 Nov 2021

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