Meroë: 'Pottery Types'

Scope and Content

Image of 4 pottery stands of red burnished pottery, decorated with pattern painted in white line found at tombs 8 (left), 5 (left centre), and 307 (right centre and right). Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë 1910 Album N2 41, pottery'. Album print labelled 'Meroë Pottery Types'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Red paint has been used on the emulsion to cover the background and highlight the objects. A corner of the glass is broken.

Separated Material

The stand second from the right is now held by the British Museum (EA65357).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Published in Garstang (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl.XLII.3. Illustration of the pots can be found on pl. XLV.23-26.

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