Meroë site 903: stone wall

Scope and Content

Image of graffiti on a wall discovered in site 903, which Garstang believed depicted a transit instrument used by an astronomer. Album print labelled 'stone wall in 903'. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë R16 903 M14'.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.


Sketch of the graffiti was published in Garstang (1916) 'Fifth interim report on the excavation at Meroë, Ethiopia', Liverpool Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. VII, pl. VI.2, labelled 'a second weathered graffito of transit instrument on stone’

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