Wooden figure



Accession Number
W454
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Sculpture, Statue | Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 305mm | Width (base): 62mm | Depth (base): 62mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This wooden figure is very unusual. The remaining arm is disproportionately large, and the head disproportionately small. The figure is shown nude with male genitalia, and is set into a modern base. Due to its unique features, it is likely not a genuine ancient Egyptian object.

Wellcome Number
A170318
Other Identity
32 (circular stickers) | III (square sticker)
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 06–07 Sep 1932, Lot 488
Auction Details
A number of Ushabti figures, hawks, and other Egyptian wooden objects.
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 31 Oct 2022

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