Meroë: 'Meroë Pottery Type'

Scope and Content

Image of a reconstructed bowl of thin pottery with a flat base of pale yellow colour found at the necropolis. It is decorated with a repeated lotus pattern in black line with petals coloured in blue and red. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë 1910 Album N2 38 Pottery'. Album print labelled 'Meroë Pottery types 1910'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Emulsion is chipped and slightly flaking at the edges of the negative.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


An illustration of the pot can be found in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. xlvii.1.

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