About this object

Wooden throw stick used for hunting. Clubbed end and polished. Broken at one end.

Sold as lot 146 "A wooden throw stick, 17 in. long, with a clubbed end, from a tomb at Thebes; part of a Bow; and a Fragment of an Arrow; XII Dynasty (3)" (1924 p. 21).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    1550 - 1186 BC (Dynasty 18 BC - 19) about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    William Frankland Hood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1851 - 1861
  • Measurements
    435 mm x 50 mm
  • Note
    Label stuck to surface says it was collected at Thebes.
  • Related people
    William Frankland Hood ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Explore related



  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale of the Hood Collection 11 November 1924

    Start date: 1924-11-11
    End date: 1924-11-11
    Description: Sale of the Important Collection of Egyptian Antiquities etc formed by the Late Rev. W. Frankland Hood During the Years 1851-1861.


Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1924-11-11
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1924-11-11
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • William Frankland Hood

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1864-03-21
    Disposal method: Sold after death of Wiliam Frankland Hood
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