Meroë site 264/266: 'Fragments of faïence'

Scope and Content

Image of fragments of faïence pottery discovered at site 264 or 266 (Temple of Amun). Note on back of album print states 'fragments of faience + arm of a glazed pottery statue found under floor of S. Sanctuary'. Handwritten note with negative states ‘Meroë City Etc. Pl X 1, Print D40'. Album print marked '266 M10' but in publications the site is given as 264.

Separated Material

Objects formerly held in the Macgregor Collection, current location unknown.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Another print of this image can be found in JG/M/FA/52.

Bibliography

Published in Garstang, (1911), Meroë: City of the Ethiopians, pl. X.1, labelled ‘arm of statuette and fragments of faience from sanctuary 264’. Full description of the objects can be found in Török, (1997), Meroë City, Vol. 1, p125, find reference 264-4 and 264-5.

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