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  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1773 BC - 1650 BC (Dynasty 13) about
  • Materials
    Serpentine
  • 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
    200 mm x 70 mm x 80 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Janine Bourriau, 'Pharaohs and Mortals' (Cambridge, 1988) p.65-66 [no. 51].
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Publications

  • El Arabah: A Cemetery of the Middle Kingdom; Survey of the Old Kingdom Temenos; Graffiti from the Temple of Sety

    Garstang, John

    Author: Garstang, John
    Publisher: Egyptian Research Account
    Date: 1901
    Description: Publication of the Egyptian Research Account's excavations at the cemeteries in the Abydos region, 1900. The title of the book "el Arabah" takes its name from the nearby modern town name. Garstang's fieldwork report is accompanied by notes made by Percy Newberry (on the hieroglyphic inscriptions) and J. Grafton Milne (on the Greek graffiti).

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