About this object

Fragment of a green glazed faience decorative tile or plaque. Eight petal rosette with ankh signs in relief, one to each petal. From the 1912/13 excavation season findspot number 195-31(S)

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    1st Century AD 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
    1913
  • Measurements
    83 mm x 172 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 162); purchased from the collection of Professor John Garstang in 1949
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Collector, previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • Meroe City An Ancient African Capital John Garstang's Excavations in the Sudan Part Two: Figures and Plates

    Török, László

    Author: Török, László
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
    Date: 1997
    Description: Publication of John Garstang's 1909 - 1914 excavations at Meroe city, part of the ancient kingdom of Kush between the 7th century BC and the 4th century AD.

Ownership

Previous owners

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