Image of the front of a broken votive tablet found at site 261 (Temple of Amun), with a representation of Horus on a crocodile flanked by two animals [lion and gazelle?], with a hieroglyphic inscription on the base. Album print marked '261 M10'. '260 M10' is written on negative, but '261' is written next to it in a different hand. Handwritten note with negative states ‘Meroë Print D14’.
Meroë site 261: Horus votive tablet (front)
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/D/14
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 D.14GB 3431 M.289
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (125mm x 176mm)
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Scope and Content
The tablet is now held in the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum, (521).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XI.3, labelled ‘votive tablet to Horus-on-the-crocodile with continuous inscription, found at foot of the high alter in central sanctuary, 261’. Full description of the object can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p124, find reference 261-1.