About this object

Head from a statuette. Polished steatite. There's a note on the record card for the date: 2nd Inter. (Bothmer) which is a reference to Bernard Bothmer, Professor of Egyptian Art at New York University and Egyptian Department chairman at the Brooklyn Museum.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1773 BC - 1650 BC (Dynasty 13) about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    35 mm x 30 mm x 35 mm
  • Note
    To be published by Dr Simon O'Connor in 2018.
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

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