About this object

Monkey with bow and arrow, broken from an object such as a razor. Flat piece of wood, carved into the shape of a monkey in walking pose, holding a bow and arrow. Gilding remains in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Wood; Gold Foil
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss E. M. Hartland per Gloucester City Museum
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1830 about
  • Measurements
    55 mm x 17 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Edwin Sidney Hartland ( Previous owner); Ethel Mary Hartland ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Ethel Mary Hartland

    Owned from: 1927
    How acquired: Inherited from father
    Owned until: 1953
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Edwin Sidney Hartland

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased?
    Owned until: 1927
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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