About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3rd Century AD - 9th Century AD
  • Materials
    Ivory
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    6 mm x 46 mm
  • Note
    Original accession number unknown; part of a group of antiquities loaned to Rawtenstall Libraries and Museums collection in 1930 and returned in 1974. Much of this material was from the Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology excavations between 1905-14 at sites including Abydos, Esna and Meroe.
Object view = Humanities
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