MacMichael’s Rock Drawing at Jebel Qeili

Stránky 237–246
DOI 10.37520/anpm.2022.019
Klíčová slova Jebel Qeili, Harold Alfred MacMichael, cave shrine, Amun, Meroitic Period, digital imaging
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Citace ONDERKA, Pavel. MacMichael’s Rock Drawing at Jebel Qeili. Annals of the Náprstek Museum. Praha: Národní muzeum, 2022, 43(2), 237–246. DOI: ISSN 0231-844X (print), 2533-5685 (online). Dostupné také z:
Annals of the Náprstek Museum | 2022/43/2

This paper brings forth preliminary results of recent re-examination of the cave shrine at Jebel Qeili, the site best known for the rock carving shoving Meroitic Prince Shorakaror. The painted depictions in the cave shrine were examined, described, and published by H. A. MacMichael and other scholars in the 20th century. Their descriptions and reproductions are summarised and commented upon. Then they are confronted with the results of recent documentation. Using the modern digital imaging it was possible to improve the previous observations and partly re-evaluate the painted depiction of the god Amun.

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