Stela (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Stela (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Forgery of an ancient Egyptian antiquity acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome before 1936. Raised relief with standing figure of a pharaoh before a cartouche with the throne name of Amenhotep III (Nebmaatra). Label on the back reads, "An Egyptian stele in granite with figures in relief of Amenhotep III before a table of offering, cartouche of the ... 10 in. by 5 3/4 in.". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Surface dirt, worn, loss of pigment. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 114730. Purchased at Glendinnings 29 July 1932.