Meroë tombs 27 & 28: 'Two burials in one grave'

Scope and Content

Image of sites 27 K06 and 28 K06, showing two burials with pottery in one grave, with the bodies facing each other. 'T341' 'K28 06' and 'K27 06' are written in pencil on the negative. Handwritten note with the negative states 'T 341 Two burials in one grave Nubia K'o6'. Album print marked 'K06 415', '27 K06', '28 K06' and 'L.2.2'. List in photo album states n'K06 415 =T341'.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The corner of the negative has been lost. A transfer of writing from an original label can be seen across the emulsion.

Conditions Governing Use

Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

A print of the negative can be found in JG/K/1/2, photo 19. Reproduced as lantern slide T341. A print of the image can be found in Garstang’s March 1906 excavation report from Esna, (JG/4/1), labelled ‘Two typical graves of this necropolis 28 K06’.

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