Meroë site 943: Faïence objects

Scope and Content

Image of two piece of faïence pottery from site 943. Left, a bowl decorated with a lion and a crocodile, right, a vessel possibly used as a libation vase. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print J.36'.


Site 943 was a room discovered in a house erected over the ruins of complex of Site 296-942-948. This is why the print in the album refers to 296.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

The two items can also be seen in JG/M/J/35 and JG/M/NA/1. Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/S/34.


Published in Garstang, (1914), 'Fourth Interim Report on Meroë', Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. VI, pl. IV.5, labelled 'vessels of glazed paste, 943'. Full description of the object can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p.206, find references 943-13 and 943-16.

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