About this object

Statuette of a woman wearing a wig of the same style as that worn by the goddess Hathor. Rectangular back pillar is not inscribed. Broken at waist.

Compare with a greywacke statuette of a woman in the Fitzwilliam Museum no. E.67.1932, published in Janine Bourriau, 'Pharaohs and Mortals' (Cambridge, 1988) p. 49 [no. 37].

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1877 BC - 1773 BC 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
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    110 mm x 70 mm x 55 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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