About this object

Raised relief wall fragment preserving part of two inscribed columns of text. Some paint remaining on hieroglyphs and blue background.

Described as being from Deir el-Bahri in the 1906 sale catalogue of the Robert de Rustafjaell collection, sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge auction house (1906, p. 6, lot 54). Auction house sale sticker with printed number "620" adhered to surface. Rectangular sticker with blue border with pencil number: 209A. Pencil writing on the back 54/8.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Deir el Bahri
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Paint; Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Robert de Rustafjaell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Deir el Bahri
  • Date collected
    1906 before
  • Measurements
    142 mm x 205 mm x 63 mm
  • Related people
    Robert de Rustafjaell ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Catalogue of the interesting and valuable Egyptian collection formed by Mr. Robert de Rustafjaell

    de Rustafjaell, Robert

    Author: de Rustafjaell, Robert
    Publisher: Anderson Galleries, Inc
    Date: 1915
    Description: Available online http://hdl.handle.net/2027/nyp.33433081836128

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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