Meroë Royal City, panorama West'

Scope and Content

General view across the sites to the west of street 920, taken from the eastern enclosure wall looking west. The circular enclosures [mud brick tree pits?] of 920 can be seen to the left. On the right can be seen sites 923 (in the foreground), 950 (left background) and 990 (right background). Appears to have been taken at the end of the last season as the railtracks have been dismantled. Album print labelled ‘Meroë Royal City N.W Panorama west’. Album print marked 'no negative see R3' and '1914'.

Access Information

There is no original negative of this image.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Appears to have been taken at the same as JG/M/R/1 and 3. This negative was used to create the panoramic image in JG/M/AA/8. Reproduced as lantern slide 53 M4, entitled ‘Meroë. Royal City NE (iii).’


Published in Garstang (1916) 'Fifth interim report on the excavation at Meroë, Ethiopia', Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. VII, pl. III, labelled as 'Continuous views of excavated area in the north of the Royal City, from an elevated central point to the north' (This view is the right hand side).

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