Cartonnage breast covering



Accession Number
W890
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Cartonnage display
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Cartonnage
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 305mm | Width 430mm | Depth: 1mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Horus | Isis | Osiris

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Description

A cartonnage breast covering in the form of a floral collar with hawk-headed terminals and a pectoral depicting Osiris, Horus and Isis. This is probably from the Frankland Hood Collection lot 137 sold in 1924. Most of Hood's items were from the Theban area.

Wellcome Number
30965 (Wellcome number assumed as this object fits the description on the Wellcome flimsy.)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 11 Nov 1924, Lot 137
Previous Owners
Rev. William Frankland Hood (1824–1864) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 18 Oct 2020

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