Face from a wooden coffin



Accession Number
W541
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Right
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Period
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty
Twenty-first Dynasty
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Measurements
Height: 212mm | Width: 220mm | 86mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

The face from a coffin made of wood, which has been painted and varnished. It dates to the Third Intermediate Period, likely the Twenty-first Dynasty. It was purchased by Wellcome in 1920 from the William Moir Bryce collection.

Wellcome Number
A9326
Other Identity
W1201 (this object was catalogued twice so W1201 has now been deleted) | W28 | 21 (small round white label)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 21–23 July 1920, Lot 104
Previous Owners
Dr. William Moir Bryce (1842–1919) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 11 Apr 2022

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