About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 1550 - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    447 mm x 76 mm x 20 mm
  • Note
    Compare with a fan handle of the same shape and size in Boston Museum of Fine Arts, no. 49.1918, published in 'Egypt's Golden Age' (Boston, 1982) p. 179 [205]. A record is available on Boston's online catalogue, seen on 11.02.2013 at http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fan-handle-203
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

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  • Handbook and Guide to the Egyptian Collection on Exhibition in the Public Museums, Liverpool 4th Edition

    Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric

    Author: Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric
    Publisher: City of Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1932-03


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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