Meroë site 262: Glass figure of Amun

Scope and Content

Image of a representation of Amun in gold leaf backed by opaque glass discovered at site 262 (Temple of Amun), (262-1). Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë D12 Plate X'. Note on back of album print states 'Glass figure mounted on gold found in the divine tomb behind altar'. Album print marked ‘262 M10’.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Emulsion of the negative is discoloured and yellowing.

Separated Material

The object was formerly in the collection of Martin Kennard, but was sold in 1912 and the current location is unknown.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/FA/51.


Full description of the object can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1 p124.

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