Meroë site 260: start of excavation

Scope and Content

Image of the beginning of the excavation of site 260 (Temple of Amun), near the pylon of the Temple (possibly site 271). Shows the discovery of large decorated columns along a brick wall. Album print marked '260 M10'.

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Related Material

Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/FA/24. Reproduced as lantern slide 21 M2, entitled ‘Meroë. First excavation near pylon’.


Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. LX.5, labelled 'Clearing the Temple of Amon'.

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