Wooden funerary figure



Accession Number
W450
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 101mm | Width: 40mm | Depth: 54mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This wooden figure from a funerary figure has previously been described as a weaver due to the position in which the figure sits. Unfortunately, both arms are missing, which would help to confirm this hypothesis.

Wellcome Number
A22940
Other Identity
500/22 (on label on back of object)
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 23 Nov 1920, Lot 398
Auction Details
A doll, 3 jackals, Archaic figure, 8 other objects, all in wood, 3 horn cups, mummy wheat, etc.
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 18 Sep 2021

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