About this object

Crudely modelled mud figure in the form of an ox, with horns, tail and udders. Dark brown-black on its back and marked GN 125. Excavated 1912, reg. no. 198.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    300 BC - 350 AD
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology; Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    59 mm x 20 mm x 45 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Collector, previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector)


Previous owners

  • John 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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