Kostamneh: 'Distance View with Graves'

Scope and Content

Image of the sites of the first burial ground excavated by Garstang near Kostamneh. The Fortress of Ikkur can be seen in the background with the River Nile behind it. 'KI 06' and 'pl 413' are written on the negative in pencil. Handwritten note with negative states 'Nubia album 'Nubia, Negadeh, Hissayeh' K 1 06/415 L.1.13 photo 16'. List with album states 'Kostamneh: Roman fortress, more distant view with graves? in foreground K'06 413'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Part of the negative is blank as the negative wasn't central under the lens in the camera when it was original taken. There is a large scratch across the emulsion at the bottom of the image.

Conditions Governing Use

Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

A print of the negative can be found in JG/K/1/2, photo 16. Photograph published in Garstang’s Mar 1906 excavation report from Esna, (JG/4/1), labelled ‘General View of chief necropolis KI in foreground’.

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