Stone mould



Accession Number
EC655
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Mould
Material
Stone/minerals
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Black stone mould. 92x43x21mm. For a collection of stone moulds and suggestions as to what they may have been used for see Lacovara et al. 2001. 'The Collector's Eye....' p99-101. Plant decoration on one side, solar (?) decoration with a figure on the other side. Motives do not look ancient Egyptian. Two shallow holes on each side, those on the ""plant"" side and thickness are connected.

Other Identity
161 | (This Wellcome label was found seperate from any object and had the words 'mould: black basalt' It could belong to this mould or any other black mould in the collection.)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 28 Jun 2020

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