Votive Plaque of King Tanyidamani of the Kingdom of Kush (today Sudan), 100 BCE (Meroitic Period). This side shows the the lion-headed war and fertility god Apedemak holding a bundle of sorghum and a sceptre. The inscriptions are in Meroitic script and name the king and the god [784 × 1,533 pixels].

Votive Plaque of King Tanyidamani of the Kingdom of Kush (today Sudan), 100 BCE (Meroitic Period). This side shows the the lion-headed war and fertility god Apedemak holding a bundle of sorghum and a sceptre. The inscriptions are in Meroitic script and name the king and the god [784 × 1,533 pixels].