About this object

Carved wooden ear without sign of attachment to a coffin so may be a model of an ear to hear prayers. Date uncertain, but probably after Dynasty 18.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom or later
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    After 1550 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Before 1867
  • Measurements
    80 mm x 38 mm x 25 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


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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