About this object

Blue glazed faience figurine of a naked male standing with flexed knees and with a long phallus falling to his ankles. His hair and beard are indicated in brown, collar in relief, left arm raised to head. Pierced for suspension behind the neck and pierced through the ears.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period; Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 30 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Bonhams
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1992
  • Measurements
    68 mm
  • Related people
    Bonhams ( Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Bonhams Fine Antiquities Tuesday 8th December 1992 2pm

    Bonhams

    Author: Bonhams
    Publisher: Bonhams
    Date: 1992
    Description:

  • Egyptian Treasures in Europe volume 4: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool

    Andrea Davies; Dirk van der Plas (ed)

    Author: Andrea Davies; Dirk van der Plas (ed)
    Publisher: Utrecht University
    Date: 2001
    Description: CD ROM with 1500 objects from World Museum's Egyptian collection, including some destroyed in World War Two. This is now available online: http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/default.aspx

  • Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum

    Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela

    Author: Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela
    Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
    Date: 1995
    Description: A 130 page illustrated book that focuses on the Egyptian antiquities in World Museum's collections to provide a colourful introduction to the land and its culture in the Pharaonic period. An appendix explains the history of the collection and includes information about the Lady Lever Art Gallery Egyptian collection, which is also part of National Museums Liverpool.

  • Museum Acquisitions, 1992 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology volume 80

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1994
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1992 by museums in the United Kingdom.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Bonhams

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1992-12-08
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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