Reference numberPT/73/11/17
TitleDrawing, head of mummy by Henry Perry
DateNovember 1821
DescriptionPlate 21 showing a study of the mummy's head, inscribed with the lengths of various sections of the head and the facial angle at 80 degrees. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in ink and struck out in bottom left corner [viewed landscape], 'Drawn by Henry Perry Novr 1821.' Inscribed in pencil in the bottom left corner [viewed portrait] is 'Henry Perry delt.' and in the bottom right corner, 'Jas [James] Basire sculpt.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Anthropology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'An essay on Egyptian mummies; with observations on the art of embalming among the ancient Egyptians' by Augustus Bozzi Granville.

Read to the Royal Society on 14 April 1825.
Physical descriptionGraphite on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1825.0015
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0260
Related records in the cataloguePT/18/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7466Granville; Augustus Bozzi (1783 - 1872)1783 - 1872
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