About this object

A fragment of a green glazed faience tile. Possibly from a 'heka'-type frieze or inlay. The back is marked in black ink, "GN 164".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    300 BC - 400 AD
  • 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
    1910 - 1914
  • Measurements
    23 mm x 32 mm x 81 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 164); 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)

Ownership

Previous owners

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