Meroë site 292: ‘Augustus Head'

Scope and Content

Image of the full face of the head of Augustus, found at site 292. Handwritten note with negative states 'Augustus head, full face, LAAA IV, pl. XII'.

Separated Material

The Meroë head is held by the British Museum (GR 1911.9-1.1).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the Augustus head can be found in JG/M/AA/16-17a, 33-48, 61-66, 68-70, JG/M/J/4-5. Images of the discovery of the head can be found in JG/M/J/2-3, 9.


Published in Garstang, (1912) ‘Second Interim Report on the Excavations of Meroë in Ethiopia’, Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. IV, pl. XII.

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