Meroë site 6: Entrance

Scope and Content

Image of the entrance of the ‘Lion Temple’ discovered at site 6, showing steps, a lion statue and an inscribed pillar. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë City pl. XXI No. 1' and '6 M10'.


The album print was also digitised due to the poor quality of the original negative.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The emulsion on the negative shows signs of extensive light damage.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XXI.1, labelled ‘View of entrance, showing steps, lion and inscribed pillar’.

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