About this object

Cranial, maxilla and mandible bones with some teeth missing. Both marked in ink with the grave number 1323.

Provenance on the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession card recorded as, "Egyptian Exploration Society, Armant, 1931-1932. Pre-dynastic Settlement, S[equence] D[ate] 1000".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Animal Remains
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date made
    4500 BC - 3100 BC about
  • Materials
    Human Bone
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Armant
  • Date collected
    1932
  • Measurements
  • Note
    ex Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession number 153492 Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Armant (1930s, Robert Mond & Oliver Myers); marked with grave number 1323
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Cemeteries of Armant (2 vols)

    Mond, Robert Sir; Humphrys Myers, Oliver

    Author: Mond, Robert Sir; Humphrys Myers, Oliver
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
    Date: 1937
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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