About this object

Rectangular stone plaque with a standing figure, probably a monk or saint. A coptic text is written on either side of the head, with the name Maria at the top left.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3rd - 9th centuries AD
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Robert Grenville Gayer- Anderson, 1947
  • Collector
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Before 1945
  • Measurements
    56 mm x 44 mm x 15 mm
  • Related people
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1945
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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