Meroë site 195: 'God of the Nile'

Scope and Content

Image of a statute of a reclining figure discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'), thought by Garstang to represent the 'God of the Nile'. The picture appears to have been taken during the 11th Annual Exhibition of Antiquities Discovered at Burlington House, July 1912. Other statues from the site can be seen in the background. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L51'.

Separated Material

The statue is now held by the NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen (Æ.I.N 1484).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the 'God of the Nile' statue can be found in JG/M/L41, 42, 51, 56 and 57.


Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 38, labelled ' M 195-3(S) Photograph taken at the Annual Exhibition of Antiquities discovered, Burlington House, July 1912'. Full description of the statue can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, pp.79-80.

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