Image of pottery types discovered in the Temple of Amun. Top row (from left): red clay wheel-made bottle (site 262); hand-made bowl with burnish slip and roulette decoration (268); cream ware bottle with polished red slip (267). Bottom row from left: marl ware wheel-made cup with traces of burnish red slip (265); pink ware handled jug (267); fragment of wheel-turned pot stand (263); wheel-made spouted bowl (268). Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë D43 Plate X2' and '126.96.36.199.5' crossed out. Album print marked 'M10.'
Meroë site 260: Pottery Types
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/D/43
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 D.43GB 3431 M.1056
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (179mm x 126mm)
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One edge of the negative has been broken and has a jagged edge.
The pot the far left of the top row is now in the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum; the pot on the centre right of the bottom row is now in Liverpool Museum, (49.47.760).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Image published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. X.2, labelled ‘Pottery vases from various chambers (upper row 262,268, 267, Lower row 265, 267, 263, 268)’. Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, pp 124-126, find references (top row from left) 262-2. 268-2, 267-2, (bottom row from left) 265-1, 267-1, 263-1, 268-1.