Meroë: Tipping point of the aerial railway

Scope and Content

Image of the tipping point of the aerial railway for moving debris around the site. The loading point can be seen in the distance (possibly at site 98). The shelter built above site 292 can be seen in the background. The photograph was taken approximately west of sites 92 and 198. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë A13'. Album print marked '98 M12'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Silvering and some scratches on emulsion of the negative.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Published in Garstang's report to the Excavation Committee, (JG/7/1/3), labelled ‘Wire-rope railway at work clearing debris from the mound in which was found the head of Augustus’.

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