About this object

Crushed bone fragments of a skull. Recorded as being from "No. 1596 Pre-dynastic grave".

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 153488
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Explore related

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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