Trial Piece card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Trial Piece


Currently not on display


Piece of roughly shaped limestone (has been published as sandstone) used by an artists as a trial piece. One one side there are traces of red pigment on the surface and a carved reed sign (Gardinar's Sign-List M17). On another side is a human face. Marked by the excavator in black ink 136. Find number 33/136: From the Central City: Foreign Office, area Q42.7. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped surface, surface dirt, concretions, label adhered to base.