Copper alloy head of an ibis



Accession Number
W89
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 50mm | Width: 19mm | Depth: 107mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Ibis

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Description

A copper alloy ibis head with missing inlays from the eyes. It was purchased by Wellcome in 1906 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 93]