Statue Fragment card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Statue Fragment

1973.4.655

Currently not on display

Information

Carving of a right hand holding an ankh hieroglyph. Part of an old label stuck to the surface with an ink annotation; "bought...". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, worn,surface dirt, surface loss, labels adhered to surface Possibly purchased by Wellcome at Sotheby's 13-17 Jun 1921 (Amherst collection) Lot 277/2 "A grey granite Torso of (?) a Queen; and a black granite Hand holding an Ankh of a Sekhmet Figure; XIX Dyn.". Or acquired from the de Rustjafaell collection like many other similar sculpture fragments.