About this object

Limestone fragment with relief carving of hieroglyphs. Auction sticker with the printed number "8" over a circular sticker with pencil "58" stuck over a rectangular sticker with printed number that cannot be determined. Some trace of a red annotation under the stickers.

Described as being a fragment from "Thebes and Deir-el-Bahri" in the 1906 sale catalogue of the Robert de Rustafjaell collection, sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge auction house (1906, p. 6, lot 58).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Robert de Rustafjaell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1906 before
  • Measurements
    112 mm x 195 mm x 44 mm
  • Related people
    Robert de Rustafjaell ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities Formed in Egypt by R. de Rustafjaell Esq., Queen's Gate, SW

    Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge

    Author: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
    Publisher: Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge
    Date: 1906
    Description: Catalogue of Rober de Rustafjaell's collection sold by Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge at 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London, on 19, 20 and 21 December 1906.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
Have 20 place tagsPage load time: 109 ms