About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    1550 - 1186 BC (Dynasty 18 BC - 19) about
  • Materials
    Wood
  • 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: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1851 - 1861
  • Measurements
    435 mm x 50 mm
  • Note
    Label stuck to surface says it was collected at Thebes.
  • Related people
    William Frankland Hood (Previous owner); William MacGregor (Collector); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

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Publications

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

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1924-11-11
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1973
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William Frankland Hood

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1924-11-11
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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