Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 November 2017

This stone fragment was made in ancient Egypt during the first few centuries it was under Roman occupation (30 BCE-641 CE). The fragment shows a dignitary or foreign emissary from Meroe, which flourished to Egypt's south from 800 BCE to 350 CE. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 12). Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7607/

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Wiener, James B. "Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7607/.

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Wiener, James B. "Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2017. Web. 18 Apr 2019.

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