Image of a dais at a top of a flight of steps discovered at site 266 (Temple of Amun), which was possibly the base for a statue. Note on back of print states 'The steps are cut in a solid piece of stone + suggest the steps of a throne. They lead up from hall of columns to the royal apartments'. '260 M10' and ‘30 M2' are written on negative. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë print D19, pl. VII 2'. Album print marked '260 M10 (or 266)'.
Meroë site 266: dais in hall of columns
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/D/19
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 D.19GB 3431 M.300
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (188mm x 124mm)
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The sky part of the negative has been blocked out with paint.
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. VII.2 labelled ‘the Dais in the hall of columns’; Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl.90, labelled ‘Dais in room M266 from E’.