- Accession Number
- Current Location
- House of Life (first floor), Fakes, forgeries, and replicas case
- Object Types
- Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Architecture, Architectural decoration, Plaque
- Length: 200mm | Width: 320mm
- Number of Elements
- 1 (in 3 pieces)
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A plaque of a seated man worshipping a bull with a sun disc between its horns. The object is in three pieces. It is presumed that the top right hand piece is a fake to complete the image. The left hand section shows a bull yet the animal appears to have a Hathorian headdress of sun disc between horns. The piece was purchased by Wellcome from the Rustafjaell sale of 1907 (lot 82 shown on plate 4 of the catalogue) already 'restored'. It is described as 'A limestone Stele with figure in relief of the Apis Bull (restored)'.
- Previous Owners
- Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
- Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
- Last modified: 10 Mar 2022