About this object

Possibly a fragment of a tile. Made from green glazed faience, the surface of which is now very rough. Sunken hieroglyphs and a cartouche. Horizontal sunken line on right side. Glazed on both sides, with the back being square socketed, as if for use as an inlay tile.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    300 BC - 350 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
    1911
  • Measurements
    43 mm x 48 mm x 13 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 141); purchased from the collection of Professor John Garstang in 1949
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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