Mould card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Pottery mould decorated with an image of four wedjat eyes centred around a rossette. For making faience amulets and beads. Friable surface in places. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 76/1956. Joscelyn Plunket Bushe-Fox was an renowned archaeologist and from 1920 was Inspector of Ancient Monuments. In his early years worked as an artist for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, with Sir Flinders Petrie in Egypt (1909-1911). He acquired a small ranage of finds from this time, at sites including Gezeh and Memphis. Following his death his wife, Cicely, sold his collection of antiquities to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in 1956.