Stone mould



Accession Number
EC656
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. 115 x 54 x 12mm. 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. Bes-like head with long beard and another long arrow-shaped motif on one side, long motif on the other side. Formerly the property of Mansoor Abd Essayid purchased by Wellcome in 1934.

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, but we only have 6 basalt moulds and EC656 is the only one of the right size..)
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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