Meroë site 600: Arensnuphis Statue

Scope and Content

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'.

Separated Material

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).

Conditions Governing Use

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)'.

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