Image of the fragments of sandstone statue of a 'Queen' [actually the deity Arensnuphis] laid on the ground. The fragments were discovered 'used as a foundation' at site 600 (Isis Temple). Other fragments (possibly from the statue of Sebiumeker) can be seen on the left of the image. The excavators' camp can be seen in the background. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë P2 13, 600 M10'.
Meroë site 600: Arensnuphis Statue
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/PA/13
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 P2.13GB 3431 M.581
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (120mm x 90mm)
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Scope and Content
The statue of Arensnuphis is now held by the National Museum of Scotland (1910.110.36). The statue of Sebiumeker is held by the Carlsbery Glyptotek, Copenhagen (Æ 1082).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XVIII.1, labelled 'The Queen statue (separated from its column)'.