Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 November 2017
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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)

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 12). Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7607/fragment-of-a-dignitary-from-meroe/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7607/fragment-of-a-dignitary-from-meroe/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Fragment of a Dignitary from Meroë." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2017. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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