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funerary equipment / figure

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Sycomore fig wood figure of a jackal, from a funerary context, head and body made separately, tail missing, originally covered with gessoe and painted black.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 747BC-525BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 30 centimetres (max)
    • Length: 51.5 centimetres (max)
    • Width: 10 centimetres (max)
  • Curator's comments

    T. Phillips [ed.], Africa, London 1995, p. 97 [1.63] = T. Phillips [ed.], Afrika, Berlin 1996, p.97 [1.63].

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2006-2015 (Renewable), Glasgow, Kelvingrove, LT Loan

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number



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