Meroë site 943/296: Faïence objects

Scope and Content

Image of various pieces of faïence pottery discovered at site 943/296, including (from left) a grape cluster; a drop-shaped object; a footed bowl decorated with a lion and a crocodile; an oval-shaped tray; a small bowl; a vessel possibly used as a libation vase; grape clusters; and a broken vessel. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print J35'. Album print marked '296 M13'.

Note

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.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

An image of a photograph from this negative can be found in JG/M/AA/4. Reproduced as lantern slide 42 M3, entitled ‘Meroë. Glazed objects discovered, cups, grapes etc.’.

Bibliography

Published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 169, labelled '943-11 (back left). 943-12 (front left). 943-13 (back second from left). 943-14 (back centre). 943-15 (front centre). 943-16 (back second from right). 943-17 (back right). 943-18 (front right)'. Full description of the object can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p.206.

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