Image of the south part of a wall mural discovered on the east wall of a building at site 292. It depicts a god seated on a throne decorated with an image of Bes, with a footstool decorated with images of kneeling bound prisoners. Album print marked '292 M11'
Meroë site 292: East Wall Painting (right)
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/J/16
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 J.16GB 3431 M.379
- Dates of Creation1911
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (188mm x 124mm)
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Scope and Content
The skull in the image was put in position by the photographer.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
The negative was digitized during previous project and the original negative is currently missing.
Conditions Governing Use
The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in T. Opper, (2014), The Meroë Head of Augustus, British Museum Object in Focus Series, Pl. 14; Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 111, labelled 'Interior E Wall, S half, detail of wall painting'. Full description of the wall paintings can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, pp 148-149.