Meroë site 261: 'Sun Temple Carving Exposed'

Scope and Content

Image of the ‘high altar’ with a relief featuring Hapi, Egyptian Nile god, found in the central sanctuary of the Temple of Amun (site 261). Two votive tablets and the Horus votive tablet can be seen in front of the altar (possibly as offerings). Handwritten note with negative states 'Album D10, 261 M10, Sun Temple, Carving Exposed Box III'. Album print marked ‘261 M’.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the relief can be found in JG/M/D/11 and 61. The votive trays can also be seen in JG/M/NA/58. The Horus votive tablet can be seen in JG/M/D/14-17. Image reproduced as lantern slide 35 M2, labelled ‘Meroë. offerings at foot of high altar’.

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