About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    Meroitic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    300 BC - 400 AD
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date collected
    1909 - 1914
  • Measurements
    83 mm x 6568 mm x 1514 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 101); purchased from the collection of Professor John Garstang in 1949; J. Garstang, A. H. Sayce & F. L. Griffiths Meroe: City of the Ethiopians (Oxford, 1911), chapter 10 and accompanying plates; Piotr Bienkowski and Angela Tooley, ‘Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum’, 1995, p. 94, fig. 146.
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

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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