Image of site 292 where the head of Augustus was discovered, two excavators are standing over a workman presumably holding the head in the spot it was found. Album print marked '292 M11'.
Meroë site 292: find spot of Augustus head
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/M/J/2
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 J.2GB 3431 M.365
- Dates of Creation1911
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (188mm x 124mm)
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Scope and Content
The head is held by the British Museum (GR 1911.9-1.1).
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The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.
Published in T. Opper, (2014), The Meroë Head of Augustus, British Museum Object in Focus Series, Pl. 4; Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl.107, labelled ‘M 292 from S’.