Stela of King Teiteqese card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Stela of King Teiteqese


On display


Granite stela dedicated to Isis, excavated in 1910 at the Temple of Isis, Meroë, by the Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology. Isis can be seen on the left side of this stela and King Teriteqas on the right. Isis appears as a woman wearing a sun disc and cow horns on her head. Inscribed with text in Meroitic script. The Kushites adopted aspects of Egyptian art and religion and at Meroë there was a temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface dirt, worn, chipped, pitted, surface loss.