Meroë: Faïence objects

Scope and Content

Image of faïence objects found at site 296/943, including (from left) a drop shaped object; oval-shaped tray; a footed bowl decorated with figures of a lion and a crocodile; a grape cluster; and a spouted vessel, possibly a libation vase. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Album N2 2, 296 M13, 2 negatives'.


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.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There is a shaded area on the emulsion of the negative which may have been caused by another negative resting on the glass.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p.206, find references (from left), 943-12, 943-14, 943-13, and 943-16.

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