Mummified foot



Hilton Price Number
HP1a
Object Type
Organic remains, Human, Human mummy, Element of mummy
Material
Mummified remains (Human remains)
Measurements
Length: 7"
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Mummified foot, described a belonging to a female. Traces of cloth and cartonnage present. Given to Hilton Price by Caspar Purdon Clarke.

Catalogue Description

Foot, from the mummy of a female, showing that it has been compressed by wearing a tight pointed shoe; some painted cloth and cartonnage adheres to it. L. 7 in. Given by C. Purdon Clarke, C.I.E.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. [p.1] 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. [p. 130]

Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 12–14, 17–21 Jul 1911, Lot 1029
Hilton Price Lot Description
Two Hands and two Feet from mummies; two mummified Hawks in their original wrappings; and varied mummified remains of Birds, a Snake, &c.
Buyer
PASSED
Former Owners
Frederick George Hilton Price (1842–1909) | Caspar Purdon Clarke
Last modified: 07 Aug 2021

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