About this object

Crude fired clay head broken from a figurine. Pinched nose, mouth and left ear. The eyes are made from small balls of clay pressed against the surface. The upper lip is broken away.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1650 - 1550 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 30 mm x 30 mm
  • Note
    Most likely excavated by Professor Flinders Petrie; Mrs Hearne's husband was curator of Littlehampton Museum which received Egyptian material from Miss Amy Urlin, a relation of Professor Flinders Petrie
  • Related people
    Joyce Hearne (Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin (Collector)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joyce Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
No media found
Page load time: 109 ms