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Gravestone in the shape of a column

Gravestone in the shape of a column
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0183

Inv.Inventory
 (Greco-Roman Museum) G.1081

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Gravestone in the shape of a column

Category:
Tomb equipment, gravestones
Date:
Islamic Period (641-1517)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria (El Bardees Street - el Naby Daniel)
Material(s):
Rock, marble
Height:
90 cm
Hall:
Islamic Antiquities, showcase 27



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Etienne Combe, “Inscriptions Arabes du Musée d’Alexandrie”, Bulletin de la Société Archéologique d’Alexandrie 30 (1936): 72, no. 18.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 228, 330.
     
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