Meroë site 260: Temple of Amun

Scope and Content

Image of site 260 (Temple of Amun) near the end of excavation taken from the enclosure wall looking east. The outer peristyle hall (site 271) can be seen in the background still under excavation, followed by a small hall with four sets of columns (site 270), a small hall with three sets of columns (site 273, with room 272 on the left); and a hall with two sets of columns (site 269). In front of the halls, the image shows, the sanctuary containing the high altar (site 261, left); the south sanctuary (site 264, centre) and the ‘hall of columns (site 266).

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There is no album print of this image.

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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Taken from approximately the same position but at a later stage of the excavation as JG/M/D/6; JG/M/D/7; JG/M/FA/50/a-b. Taken from approximately the same position but at an early date than JG/M/FA/50/b and JG/M/D/8. Image reproduced as lantern slide 37 M2, labelled ‘Meroë. The whole temple. Looking east (2)’.

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