Figure of a Woman card

Figure of a Woman

1973.4.434

Currently not on display

Information

Female figure squatting in childbirth. Fragment possibly from a spoon. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum label with the object has "Cairo 77" written on it. Purchased by Sir Henry Wellcome in Cairo, 24 July 1911 and described as "Wooden figure of a squating female rtaher obscene. Probably a forgery. 6 [inches] high".