Meroë site 195: Tank from West

Scope and Content

Image of the tank in site 195 ('Royal Baths') during excavation, showing John and Marie Garstang looking at statue fragments, including the 'Venus of Meroë' statue. Album print marked '194 M12' and 'Slide 12 M4'.

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Related Material

Published in the excavation committee report, (JG/7/1/3), entitled 'Excavators bringing statues to light'. Reproduced as lantern slide 12 M4, entitled ‘Meroë. Bottom of the excavation’ and lantern slide 15 M4, entitled ‘discovery of Venus’. Other images of the Venus statue can be found in JG/M/L/44, 50, JG/M/LA/50, and 54.


Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 22, labelled 'M 195, Cachette during excavation'. Full Description of the Venus statue can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City Vol. I, p80, reference 195-4(S).

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