About this object

Resin cast of the ivory carved 'Tablet of Mena'. Original is in the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, University of Liverpool.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date made
    3100 BC - 2686 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Naqada
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    46 mm x 46 mm
  • Note
    Ex Garstang Collection
    Published: John Garstang, 'The Tablet of Mena' ZÄS 42, 1905, 61-4
  • Related people
    John Garstang (Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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