Meroë site 750: Relief Fragments

Scope and Content

Image of various relief fragments on yellow sandstone blocks from at site 750, representing (from top left) shoulders and head of a goddess; a hand holding a sistrum and shoulder of another figure (thought to be royal figures); procession of standard bearers; a female figure standing with her arms raised in the gesture of adoration. Album print marked '750 M11'.

Conditions Governing Access

There is no original negative for this image. There is a 35mm negative of the print.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

3 of the objects are held by the Garstang Museum: E.8646 (750-9); E.8617 (750-14); E.8653 (750-11). Reproduced in the Excavation Committee report, (JG/7/1/3), entitled 'Many instructive reliefs were recovered from the foundations of the above-mentioned palace [site 750], in which they had been used as building materials'. The bottom relief is also labelled 'The Queen of Ethiopia'.

Bibliography

Image the procession of standard bearers (find reference 750-11) is published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, Pls. 153. Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, pp186-187, find references (from top left), 750-9, 750-14, 750-11, and 750-15.

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