Image of the front of a red slate votive tablet discovered at site 6 (Lion Temple), depicting a lion god (Apedemak). Handwritten note with negative states ' Meroë Print E7, PP.I left 6 M10'
Meroë site 6: votive tablet, Apedemak
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/E/8/a
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 E.8GB 3431 M.37(2)
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (126mm x 175mm)
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The background of the negative has been painted with black paint to highlight the relief.
The original plaque is now held by the Walter's Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (22.258 ).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. I.2, labelled ‘Inscribed votive tablet of red slate from the Lion Temple (no.6), Obv. The lion-god, with crown and sceptre’.