Stone mould



Accession Number
EC650
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. 11.5 x 8.3x1.5cm. 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. Both sides have the same circular motif, but whereas the smaller one have two shallow holes next to it, the bigger has two protruding knobs next to it.

Other Identity
(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.)
Auction
Sotheby & Co.: 22–23 Oct 1934, Lot 52
Previous Owners
Mansur Abd el-Sayyid Mansoor (1881–1968) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 28 Jul 2020

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