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'.
Meroë site 943: Faïence objects
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/J/36
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 J.36GB 3431 M.455
- Dates of Creation
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (188mm x 124mm)
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Scope and Content
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.
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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.