Burnisher card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Burnisher

1973.2.240a

Currently not on display

Information

Burnisher. Rectangular with rounded short ends. Marked in pencil with an auction lot number 1118/4. CONDITION NOTE (1998): surface dirt. Purchased by Mr Wilkes for Sir Henry Wellcome at Sotheby's London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection) Lot 1118: "Three flat implements, perhaps for burnishing, 3 7/8 in, 3 1/8in and 3 1/4 in long, in greenish slate and black basalt, all found at Gourneh; also a grey basalt Implement of oblong form with a blunt edge on one of the longer sides, 31/8 in long by 1 in wide, found at Gizeh".