About this object

A large square green glazed faience tile with raised relief of a walking figure - a deity or a king - holding a staff and an ankh sign. Head and legs lost. Date uncertain.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    William MacGregor
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1922 before
  • Measurements
    170 mm x 200 mm
  • Note
    Number painted on the back: 3903
  • Related people
    William MacGregor (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1922
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William MacGregor

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1922
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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