Meroë site 195: Statue heads

Scope and Content

Image of the side view of heads of sandstone statues discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'), including (from left), the head of a Silenus statue and the head of the 'God of the Nile' statue. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L37'. Album print marked 194 M12'.

Separated Material

The 'God of the Nile' statue is now held by the NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen (Æ.I.N 1484).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of the image can be found in JG/M/LA/45. Other images of the 'God of the Nile' statue can be found in JG/M/L/41, 42, 51 and 56. The 'Silenus' head can also be seen in JG/M/55-56 and JG/M/LA/4.


Full description of the objects in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p79, reference 195-3(s) and p. 81-82, reference 195-7(S).

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