Meroë site 195: Reclining Figure

Scope and Content

Image of the reverse of a statue of a reclining figure discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'). The head of the statue can be seen on the left. Garstang believed the statue represented the 'God of the Nile'. Handwritten note with negative states Meroë Print L41'. Album print marked '194 M12'.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/LA/49. Other images of the statue can be found in JG/M/L/42, 51, and 56-57. The statue is now held by the NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen (Æ.I.N 1484).


Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 37, labelled ‘195-3(S). Full description of the statue can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, pp.79-80, reference 195-3(S).

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