Meroë site 195: restoration of tank sculptures

Scope and Content

Image of two 'restored' sandstone sculptures on the tank wall of site 195, comprising a headless statue of a seat lion and a statue of a pan pipe player. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L73'. Album print marked 'M13'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Extensive silvering at the edge of the negative.

Separated Material

The statues are still in situ at Meroë.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Reproduced as lantern slide 30 M4, entitled ‘Pipe player. Meroë’.

Bibliography

Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 52, labelled '195-37(S) (left). 195-38(S) (centre). Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol.1, p85, reference 195-37 and 195-38.

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