Plaque (Forgery)



Forgery of an ancient Egyptian antiquity acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome before 1936. Fired clay plaque with incised text including two cartouches of King Ramesses II. Label on the front with printed number 283. Stamp edge label on the back annotated in ink "Ramesses II 2/6 ..X". Lower part cracked with some surface loss. Ex collection of K K Naturhistorisches Hofmuseum, no. 283.