Meroë site 294: Gold and bronze objects

Scope and Content

Image of artefacts found in site 294, including 3 gold necklace spacers inscribed with names of King Aramatelqo and King Malonaqen, 3 spiral rings, and a bronze plated seals. Handwritten note with negative states 'Album H2 10 (print slight different see H8, 299 M11, 2 slightly different negatives in H2 10' and on reverse 'Print in album similar to these, Slide 48 (or 43) M4, Meroë 294 M11, reverse="C" of Print H8, gold jewels + rings'.

Separated Material

One of the spacers is now in The Brooklyn Museum, Charles Wilbor Fund (49.29). One spacer and a ring are now in the National Museum of Sudan, Khartoum, (511/1).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Reproduced as lantern slide 43 M4, entitled ‘Meroë. Gold jewels & scarabs’. Other images of the objects can be found in JG/M/H/8 and JG/M/HA/11. The items were found in jars pictured in JG/M/H/9. The discovery of the jars can be found in JG/M/H/7 and JG/M/T/6. Two of the rings are held by the Garstang Museum (E.8039 and E.8040).

Bibliography

Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol.1, pp160-161.

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