Meroë site 292: Augustus Head

Scope and Content

Image of the Augustus head. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Album J5, Broken negative'. Album print marked '292 M11'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The negative is broken in the middle and repaired with sticky tape.

Separated Material

The head is held by the British Museum (GR 1911.9-1.1).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the Augustus head can be found in JG/M/AA/16-17, 33-48, 61-70, JG/M/J/4. Images of the discovery of the head can be found in JG/M/J/2-3, 9.


Published in Garstang, (1911), ‘Second interim report on excavation in Ethiopia’, Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. 4, pl. XIII.

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