Meroë site 195: Reclining Figures

Scope and Content

Image of a statue of two reclining figures discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'). The picture appears to have been taken during the 11th Annual Exhibition of Antiquities Discovered at Burlington House, July 1912. '27 M4' is written on the negative. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L52'. Album print marked '194 M12' and 'Slide 27 M4'.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of the image can be found in JG/M/LA/51. Reproduced as lantern slide 27 M4, entitled ‘Meroë. The feasting pair’. Images of the heads from the statue can be found in JG/M/L/58-59.

Bibliography

Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 35, labelled '195-1(S). Full description of the object can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p78, reference 195-1(S).

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