Image of an offering tablet found blocking the door of tomb 311. The tablet depicts two libating vessels, flanked by lotus plants, pouring on to an altar top by a [lotus?] plant. There also appears to be offerings of food at each side of the altar. There is a faint cursive Meroitic inscription around the edge of the tablet. '311 M10' is written on the negative. Handwritten note with the negative states 'Album V68 Meroë 311 M10'.
Meroë tomb 311: offering tablet
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/V/68
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 V.68GB 3431 M.521
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (101mm x 126mm)
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Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl.LVII.3, labelled 'Inscribed altar (no. 40) from tomb 311'; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0440.