Foot, likely from a coffin



Accession Number
W360
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
33mm x 81mm x 190mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Unpainted wooden foot. 19cm long. Probably from a coffin. Two dowel holes in the main body of the foot. Numerous woodworm? holes.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 112]

Wellcome Number
196655
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 29–30 Jul 1930, Lot 498
Auction Details
Assyrian gate socket, bronze vase handles, and a number of ancient wooden and other objects (Egypt).
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Exhibition
1996–1997, 05 Oct–05 Jan. Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, 'The Face of Egypt'
Last modified: 09 Dec 2021

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