Related Objects
Current Location:
Cabinet G -> Drawer 09 (G)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet G; Drawer 09

Hieroglyphics

Artwork
Identifier:
2019.58.43b
Credit:
Gift of Jane and Wally Ewing
Medium:
Paper and Heelball
Date:
1970 – 1980
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 48" Width: 15.5"
Description:
Paper and Heelball; White paper and black wax. Hieroglyphic rubbing taken from a mummy on display at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in England.
Historical Context:
Wax rubbing of Hieroglyphics from a mummy on display at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in England. This rubbing was taken by placing a piece of paper over the original and rubbing it carefully with a wax crayon so that an impression was left on the paper.