Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Plaque
  • Memorial Tablet (alternate title)
Date 1397
Medium Wood
Dimensions Overall: 6 7/8 × 4 1/8 × 3/8 inches (17.5 × 10.5 × 1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund
Accession Number 79.137
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: [translated: This maiden was called, | her name being Mariam, | from out of the city of | Esna and she went | to the monasteries | of the monks. Then | she returned to the city | after 21 years | and she died in the | days 8 of Athyr, the | year 1114 of the | Martyrdoms. Amen.] [Modern date AD 1397]
Dr. Richard A. Parker (Providence, Rhode Island, USA);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)