Mould card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mould

1973.1.437c

Currently not on display

Information

Pottery mould decorated with an image of a small wedjat (eye of Horus). For making faience amulets and beads. Friable surface in places. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface loss, friable, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 77/1956. 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.