About this object

Limestone fragment of incised relief carving representing a male head in profile, wearing a red painted cap associated with craftsmen. Part of a collar or shoulder strap is visible on his shoulder. The object is from a wall relief decoration.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 2613 - 2181 BC (Dynasty 4 - 6)
  • Materials
  • 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
  • Date collected
    Before 1944
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 120 mm x 130 mm
  • Related people
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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