About this object

Limestone fragment representing a bald-headed workman with a short beard. Traces of red and blue paint are visible. The object comes from a monument wall. The left corner is made up with plaster.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Luxor
  • Date made
    2613 BC - 2181 BC (Dynasty 4 BC - 6) about
  • Materials
    Paint; Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Luxor
  • Date collected
    1941 before
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 130 mm x 140 mm
  • Note
    Old label reads: LUXOR 23.3.20 no. 25
  • Related people
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson

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