About this object

Wooden raised relief of a hare with traces of paint. Fragment of a decorative panel perhaps once attached to a piece of furniture such as a choir screen. Probably collected in Upper Egypt, near Thebes.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3rd Century AD - 9th Century AD
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Frankland Hood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1851 - 1861
  • Measurements
    90 mm x 90 mm x 20 mm
  • Related people
    William Frankland Hood ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

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Events

  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale of the Hood Collection 11 November 1924

    Start date: 1924-11-11
    End date: 1924-11-11
    Description: Sale of the Important Collection of Egyptian Antiquities etc formed by the Late Rev. W. Frankland Hood During the Years 1851-1861.

Ownership

Previous owners

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