About this object

Pottery ostracon with Coptic inscription on both sides. 10 lines on one and 5 on the other.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    7th Century AD - 8th Century AD
  • Materials
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Professor Aylward Manley Blackman, 1936
  • Collector
    Aylward Manley Blackman
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1936 before
  • Measurements
    124 mm x 98 mm x 28 mm
  • Related people
    Aylward Manley Blackman (Collector, previous owner)

Explore related


  • Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum

    Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela

    Author: Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela
    Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
    Date: 1995
    Description: A 130 page illustrated book that focuses on the Egyptian antiquities in World Museum's collections to provide a colourful introduction to the land and its culture in the Pharaonic period. An appendix explains the history of the collection and includes information about the Lady Lever Art Gallery Egyptian collection, which is also part of National Museums Liverpool.


Previous owners

  • Aylward Manley Blackman

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1936-09-18
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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