Meroë site 261: 'Temple of Amon'

Scope and Content

Image of the discovery of the high altar in the central sanctuary (site 261) looking from site 269 (with remains of decorated columns). Another sanctuary can be seen to the left (site 264). To the right, workmen are uncovering the third sanctuary (site 265). John Garstang can be seen in the background. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Slide 34 M2, Print D 9'. Album print marked '261 M’.

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Related Material

Reproduced as lantern slide 34 M2, labelled ‘Meroë. High altar, looking west’.


Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. VII.1, labelled ‘the sanctuaries after excavation: two small altars (L) and high alter (C).’

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