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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Painted wooden toy-horse on wheels.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC-3rdC AD (probably about)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 7.6 centimetres
    • Depth: 7 centimetres
    • Width: 11.5 centimetres
    • Weight: 67 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    J.H. Taylor & D. Antoine, Ancient lives, new discoveries, London 2014, p. 166.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2014-15 22 May to 19 April, London, British Museum, 'Ancient Lives, New Discoveries'
    2015-2016, Oct 29-Feb 7, London, BM, G35, Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs.
    2016-2017 10 Oct-30 Apr, Sydney, Powerhouse Museum, Ancient Lives
    2017 16 Jun-18 Oct, Hong Kong Science Museum, Ancient Lives

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number



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