About this object

Lid from a pottery slipper-style coffin. Wig, beard and painted zig-zag pattern.

Compare with other examples in Egypt Centre, Swansea University, that are ex Wellcome collection and note that they were acquired at the 1913 Rustafjaell sale, lot 436 (Swansea Egypt Centre numbers W486-9).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 100 BC - 200 AD (Ptolemaic - Roman Period)
  • Materials
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    110 mm x 325 mm x 300 mm
  • Related people

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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