Fragment of faience
Faience fragment. Probably part of a Roman-period vessel. Purchased by Wellcome from the MacGregor collection in 1922. Purchased by Wellcome from part of the MacGregor collection auctioned in 1922. The auction catalogue states that this item was found in the temple of Meroe in 1910 and gives the reference as 'Meroe p15. Pl. x,1'. The site was excavated by John Garstang in 1910. These items probably date to the 25th Dynasty and were part of a votive deposit.
See László Török 'The Image of the Ordered World in Ancient Nubian Art: The Construction of the Kushite Mind' pages 314-315.
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