Meroë site 250: King Areq Relief

Scope and Content

Image of four fragments of a relief representing Prince Akinidad/King Areq discovered north of the cella on top of the upper podium of the 'Sun Temple' (site 250). taken under a cover. Believed to show the prince, whose name and titles are displayed behind his head, receiving life from a deity. '250 M10' is written on negative.

Conditions Governing Access

There is no album print of this image.

Separated Material

Now held by the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Full description of the relief can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p 105 and p113, find reference 250-3; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0402.

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