About this object

Six fragments of an offering table made from green-glazed faience. The pattern on the surface is in relief and includes curling lotus flowers. The six pieces fit together to form one corner. From area 929.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    200 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date collected
    1911
  • Measurements
    200 mm x 310 mm x 35 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 161); purchased from the collection of Professor John Garstang in 1949; published by Inge Hoffmann, Steine für die ewigkeit meroitische opferlafeln und totenstelen. Beiträge zur Sudanforschung Beiheft, 6. Wien: Mödling (1991)
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Collector, previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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