About this object

Fragment of a shallow bowl with rim preserved. Faint trace of a black ink inscription that Professor Percy Newberry recorded as being Arabic.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Elephantine
  • Date made
    395 AD after
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Rev. John Greville Chester, 1878
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Elephantine
  • Date collected
    1878
  • Measurements
    135 mm x 155 mm
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1878
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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