About this object

Fragment of a cobalt blue glazed faience wig from a composite statue. Slightly convex, glazed on one side dark blue with small zigzag waves. The other side is light blue.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    56 mm x 62 mm x 17 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Musee du Louvre, Paris, N3364; Florence Friedman, 'Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience' (Providence, 1998), p. 259 (cat. no. 192).
    Also compare with M14002 (Lost in Second World War)
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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