About this object

Egyptian alabaster (travertine) alabastron with two unpierced lugs on the shoulder. Flat base. Rim is broken off. From locus 299 M14.

Marked in black GN 99.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    300 BC - 400 AD
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • 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
  • Measurements
    155 mm x 28 mm
  • Note
    Excavated by Professor Garstang, 1909-1914, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology; ex collection of Professor John Garstang (no. 99).
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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