Meroë site 261: Horus votive tablet (left)

Scope and Content

Image of the left side of a broken votive tablet depicting Horus-on-the-crocodile discovered at site 261 (Temple of Amun), showing part of the hieroglyphic inscription. Album print is marked '261 M10'. '260 M10' is written on the negative.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Emulsion of the negative is chipped at the edge of the negative.

Separated Material

The tablet is now held in the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum, (521).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

The tablet can also be seen next to the high altar in JG/M/D/10. Other views of the tablet can be seen in JG/M/D/14-15, 17.

Bibliography

Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XI.4, 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.

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