Model of a Column card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Model of a Column


Currently not on display


Limestone model of an unfinished papyrus column and plain shaft with a band indicated. The purpose of these model columns is still uncertain with suggestions being they served as architectural models or as votive offerings. Aquired with another example (1973.4.109) as lot 9 on 29 July 1930. Compare with finished example in the Petrie Museum UC28720.