Meroë site 294: Faïence objects

Scope and Content

Image of 20 small faïence objects from the early Napatan period discovered at site 294. Includes (from top left), a new year ring; plaque inscribed with name of King Malonaqeñ; plaque with representation of a goddess; scaraboid with image of the Theban Amun; inscribed amulet; amulet; cartouche of the name of King Senkamanisken, mounted by a sun disc and tall feathers and flanked by cobras wearing crowns of Egypt; statue of a goddess; fragments of a cartouche containing the name of King Malonaqeñ; statuette of a lion-headed goddess; eye amulet; new year ring; Bes amulet; eye amulet; possible amulet; amulet possibly featuring Horus; amulet in shape of seated goddess. Album print marked '294 M11'.

Separated Material

The damaged plaque of King Malonaqeñ (UC44315) is held by the Petrie Museum, University College London.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Reproduced as lantern slide 46 M4, entitled ‘Meroë. Ornaments of glaze etc.’. Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/HA/9.


Published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl.117 labelled ‘294-40 = inscr. 56a (top left). 294-41 = inscr. 51 (second row left). 294-42 (top centre); 294-43 =inscr. 41, verso (top right). 294-44 = inscr. 65b (second row right). 294-45 (third row left). 294-46 = inscr.65a (third row second from left). 294-47 (third row second from right). 294-48 inscr. 52 (broken in two fragments, third row right and fourth row right). 294-49 (fourth row left). 294-50 (fourth row second from left). 294-51 (fourth row third from left). 294-52 (fourth row second from right). 294-53 (bottom left). 294-54 (bottom second from left). 294-55 (bottom third from left). 294-56 (bottom third from right). 294-57 (bottom second from right). 294-58 (bottom right). Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol.1, pp.156-157.

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