Meroë tomb 505: offering tablet

Scope and Content

Image of a votive tablet found at tomb 505, depicting two vases libating onto an altar, flanked by lotus plants. There is a cursive Meroitic inscription around the edge. '505 M10' is written on the negative. Handwritten note with negative states 'Album V82 Meroë 505 M10'.

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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

The same table can be seen in JG/M/V/84.


Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. LV.4, labelled 'Altar with inscription (no. 24) from tomb 505'; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0424.

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