Furniture Part card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Furniture Part

1973.1.597

Currently not on display

Furniture leg. Papyrus head ending in peg, pierced and painted. Annotation in blue "Der el Bahri" like how items from the Robert de Rustafjaell collection are marked. Like others in the Wellcome collection this may have been purchased at Sotheby's, London, 19-21 December 1906, lot 152: "Various objects of wood; a scribe's pen-case of leather; figures of the sacred hawk (Plate XVII,10,11); supports of chairs, etc.". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, some splitting, discolouration, surface dirt, remnants of pigments.