Image of the front of a nude female statue discovered at site 295, after restoration. Hand written note with negative states 'Meroë Print L69'. Album print marked '295 M12'.
Meroë site 295: female statue, front
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/L/69
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 L.69GB 3431 M.446
- Dates of Creation
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (124mm x 188mm)
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
A process has been used to remove most of the emulsion from the glass, leaving only the image of the statue. Album print appears to have been created before the emulsion was removed.
The statue is now in the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum, (538).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang, (1913), ‘Third interim Report on the Excavations of Meroë in Ethiopia’, Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. V, pl. IX.1. Full description of the statue can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol.1, p163, reference 295-2.