Tile card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Blue faience square wall tile. Edge broken. Could this be from Meroe? Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 191046; Acquired at Stevens's Auction House Ltd., London, 16/17 September 1930 lot 451. Round sticker on the front has trace of a name that could be "MacGregor" or "Meroe Garstang". Has a small rectangular sticker with number 1881 printed in red which suggests it was once in the MacGregor collection. Sticker on the back has the numbers 31/11. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, heavily chipped, pitted, surface cracks, surface dirt, remnants of labels adhered to surface.