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“Thomas George Allen, A Handbook of the Egyptian Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1923), p. 15.
Pickering, R.B. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1990 Sept. Volume 83, p. 49-55.
Pickering, R.B. Uses of Forensic Anthropology, Boca Raton, 1997. p. 83, 84 (ill.).
Karen B. Alexander, “From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago,” in Karen Manchester, Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012), p. 21.
Mary Greuel, “Solving a Mummy Mystery,” Art Institute of Chicago blog post, published March 31, 2014:
Long term loan to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 1959-2007.
Émile Brugsch (1842-1930), Bulaq Museum and Egyptian Antiquities Service, Cairo; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1893; price reimbursed by Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson, 1893.
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