False Arm and Hand



Hilton Price Number
HP103
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings
Material
Animal products (Bone)
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Measurements
Length: 6¼ inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Object, in bone, in the form of an arm and hand, placed upon the covering of the arm of a mummy; these objects have been called castanets. L. 6¼ in. Thebes.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021

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