About this object

Female figure squatting in childbirth. Fragment possibly from a spoon. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum label with the object has "Cairo 77" written on it.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom - Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 525 BC
  • Materials
    Wood
  • 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
    130 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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