Meroë site 292: ‘Augustus Head'

Scope and Content

Image taken on site in natural light of the right profile head of Augustus, found at site 292. Robert Horsfall can be seen in the background holding a sheet behind the head.

Conditions Governing Access

To prevent further damage this negative is now stored separately from the main collection.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative is broken in two. Has been 'repaired' with tape.

Separated Material

The Meroë head is held by the British Museum (GR 1911.9-1.1).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the Augustus head can be found in JG/M/AA/16-17a, 33-48, 61, 63-70, JG/M/J/4-5. Images of the discovery of the head can be found in JG/M/J/2-3, 9.

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