Meroë site 250: King Areq cartouche

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Image of 3 cartouches featuring the name of King Areq discovered at site 250 (Sun Temple). Album print labelled 'Sun Temple. The 'Rosetta Stone' of the Meroitic hieroglyphs. The name of the Ethiopian King Areq. Amon called Autocrator (middle cartouche) in Merotic hieroglyphs. Cartuoche to R. is presumably his Meroitic name.' Print also marked 'Negative F12' and '250 Meroë 1910'.

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Original negative can be found in JG/M/F/12

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