Meroë: Faïence objects

Scope and Content

Image of two glazed faïence objects found at either site 924 or 943, including a footed bowl decorated with the figures of a lion and a crocodile; and spouted vessel (possibly a libation vase). Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroe N2 Album N2 1, 924 M13, slide 48 M3', though the image is labelled as 943 in publications.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

The same objects can be seen in JG/M/J/36. Reproduced as lantern slide 48 M3, entitled ‘Glazed vessels (crocodile and lion) Meroë’.


Published in Garstang, (1914), 'Fourth interim report on the excavations of Meroë', Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. VI, pl. IV.5. Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p206, find references 943-13 and 943-16.

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