Wall plaster



Accession Number
W804
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Amarna case
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural element, Wall, Surface plaster
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Plaster
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, North Riverside Palace
Measurements
Height: 154mm | Width: 97mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A fragment of decorated painted wall plaster from the North Riverside Palace at Amarna and shows mandrakes. It matches W803. Excavated within the North Riverside Palace at Amarna by the Egypt Exploration Society during the 1931–32 season. Presented to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1932 before being transferred to Swansea on long-term loan in 1971.

Bibliography

Published by Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p233.

Wellcome Number
153983 (Day Book 1972 p26 has Amarna Wall plaster in association with 444... and 15...)
Other Identity
44408
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Excavation Details

Excavated within the North Riverside Palace at Amarna by the Egypt Exploration Society during the 1931–32 season.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 04 Jul 2021

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