Meroë site 6: Lion statuettes

Scope and Content

Image of a sandstone protome from an offering basin in shape of a lion (left) and a small lion figure (right) discovered at site 6 (Lion Temple). '6 M10' is written on negative. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë E36, Meroë City etc. pl. XXII.2'.

Separated Material

The protome is held by Liverpool Museum (Ref. 47.48.212).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XXII.2, labelled 'two small lion emblems (Scale 2:3)'.

Geographical Names