Meroë site 195: Statue heads

Scope and Content

Image of heads of sandstone statues discovered in the tank at site 195 ('Royal Baths'), including (from left), the head of a Silenus statue and the head of the 'God of the Nile' statue. Handwritten note with negative states 'Meroë Print L56'. Album print marked '194 M12'.

Separated Material

The 'God of the Nile' statue is now held by the NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen (Æ.I.N 1484).

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the 'God of the Nile' statue can be found in JG/M/L/41, 42, 51 and 57. The 'Silenus' head can also be seen in JG/M/55, 57 and JG/M/LA/4.


Image published in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 2, pl. 41, labelled 195-3(S), head (right), 195-7 (left). Full description of the objects in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p79, reference 195-3(s) and p. 81-82, reference 195-7(S).

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