Part of the rim of a vessel made from fine creamy ware, painted with a naked couple and lotuses.The man is bearded and the woman holds a large patterned object in front of her. This is a rare example of a narrative scene in Meroitic and was probably influenced by contemporary styles in Alexandria. The scene was possibly meant to be erotic.
|LIVERPOOL MUSEUM [03/061] LIVERPOOL|
|FORMED ON THE POTTER'S WHEEL|
- Piotr Bienkowski and Angela Tooley., Gift
- s of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum., 1995., 98; pl.153