Dakkeh: stony desert, site of graves'

Scope and Content

General view of the desert above Dakka, showing the mounds where Garstang’s discovered burials (left centre) and the location of the stone chamber in site D5 (left). Handwritten note with negatives states 'Nubia album small plates photo 322/4 D'06M.5.4 photo 64'. Album print marked '322/4 D06' and 'M.5.4'

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Streaks in the image are caused by light leakage when the negative was created.

Conditions Governing Use

Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

A print of the negative can be found in JG/K/1/1, photo 64. A print can also be found in the Esna Excavations Jan 1906 report (JG/4/1) entitled ‘The high desert above Dakke in Nubia, showing the two low mounds, left centre, & on the left the outline of one of the stone chambers showing above ground’

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