Meroë site 194: Statue heads

Scope and Content

Image of various sandstone statue heads discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'), including (from left), coated and painted sandstone head; coated and painted sandstone head; sandstone head of right hand-side figure from reclining couple statue; coated and painted sandstone head. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L58'. Album print marked '194 M12'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Emulsion has been scratched and part of the picture have been removed.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/LA/48. The reconstructed statue of the reclining figures can be found in JG/M/L/52. The heads can also be seen in JG/M/L/59.


Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 48, labelled '195-20(S) (extreme left). 195-1(S), head right-hand side figure (second from left), 195-21(S) (second from right). 195-22(S) (extreme right)'. Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol.1, p78-79, 195-1(s); p83, 195-20(S) to 195-22(S).

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