About this object

Painted skull of a bull (bucranium) and a selection of bones. Marked by the excavator 32. Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 14–17.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Animal Remains
  • Culture
    Nubian (Pan-Grave)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date made
    1700 BC - 1550 BC
  • Materials
    Animal Bone Cattle; Paint
  • 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: Armant
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    200 mm x 180 mm x 60 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

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