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Facsimile of an inscribed votive tablet of red slate from the Lion... News Photo1980-1989,Africa,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Ceremony,Clothing,Dress,Fashion,God,Middle East,North,Nubia,Red,Religious Offering,Slate - Rock,Sub-Saharan Africa,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Universal Images Group Facsimile of an inscribed votive tablet of red slate from the Lion Temple at Naga, It depicts a king of Kush dressed in a long robe maiking offerings to the lion headed god Apademak. The inscription is in Meroitic. Sudan. Nubian. 2nd C BC. Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)