About this object

Inlay tile in the shape of the falcon-headed god Horus. Sticker on the back with the lot number 168/9 from the sale of the Rev. William McGregor collection.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection, 1971
  • Collector
    William MacGregor
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1922 before
  • Measurements
    98 mm x 127 mm
  • Related people
    William MacGregor ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Catalogue of the MacGregor Collection of Egyptian Antiquities (Sotheby's 26 June - 6 July 1922)

    Newberry, Percy

    Author: Newberry, Percy
    Publisher: Sotheby's
    Date: 1922
    Description: Professor Percy Newberry was very familiar with MacGregor's collection and produced the text for Sotheby's catalogue. There is useful detail, such as where the objects were collected and some photographs.

Ownership

Previous owners

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