Arm of a wooden figure



Accession Number
EC378/11
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure, Arm from an unknown funerary figure
Periods
Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt, Gebelein
Measurements
138mm long
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Arm from model of figure, Second Intermediate Period to Middle Kingdom. Little surviving finish, knot-hole in forearm patched with gesso, wood splitting in places, gouge in elbow, flexed at elbow, lower end prepared for scarf-jointed hand. 138mm long.

Wellcome Number
65928 (loose slip in museum found separate from object. Presumed to belong to some of these arms)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906
Auction Details
219
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 08 Oct 2020

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