Sculpture (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Sculpture (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Carved head. Forgery of an ancient Egyptian antiquity acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1906 from the Robert de Rustafjaell collection. Label with serrated edge with printed number "214" stuck to the surface. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, chipped and abraided surface, pitted, concretions, surface dirt, label adhered to base. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 19 – 21 December 1906 (de Rustafjaell sale).