Image of two offering tablets. Left, fragment of a table from tomb 501 with a cursive Meroitic inscription around the edge. Right, a very worn table found blocking the door of tomb 325, with a cursive Meroitic inscription. '325', '501', and 'M10' are written on the negative. Handwritten note with the negative states 'Album V69 Meroë 325 + 501 M10'.
Meroë tombs 501 and 325: offering tablets
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/V/69
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 V.69GB 3431 M.554
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (126mm x 101mm)
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Tablet from tomb 501 published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl.LV.2, labelled 'fragment with inscription (no. 23) from tomb 501.'; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0423. The tablet from tomb 325 is published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl.LVII.5, labelled 'Inscribed altar (no. 41) from tomb 325; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0441.