Back pillar of a statue



Accession Number
W1321
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Kings case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Ruler
Thutmose III
Material
Stone/minerals (Granite)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height 68mm | Width: 20mm | Depth: 22mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

The back pillar of a statue with a carved inscription and the cartouche of Thuthmose III. It was purchased by Wellcome from the Rustafjaell collection.

Other Identity
282 B (rectangular label with blue frame) | 620 (written in pencil on a previous stand) | 779
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)

Inscription

nswt-bi͗ty mn-ḫpr-rꜥ The King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Menkheprere (Thutmose III)

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 27 Oct 2020

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