Image of a stela with winged scarab and a Meroitic inscription from the Lion Temple (site 6). '36 M1' is written on negative. Includes note 'Meroë City ETC. pl. 24', slide 36 M1'. Album print marked '6 M10'.
Meroë site 6: Meroitic Stela
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/E/9
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 E.9GB 3431 M.38
- Dates of Creation1910
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (128mm x 180mm)
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
The background of the negative has been painted with black paint to highlight the figure. The print in the album appeared to have been created before the negative was processed.
The stela is now in the National Museum of Sudan, Khartoum.
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. XXIV, labelled ‘Face of an inscribed stela (No.7) of later style in which the Lion-god seems to replace Osiris in association with Isis and Horus’; Leclant (ed.), (1980), Répertoire d'épigraphie méroïtique, REM 0407.