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Lid

Object Number:
E8737
Current Location:
Culture:
Meroitic
Provenience:
Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus:
G 735
Date Made:
1-50 AD
Early Date:
1
Late Date:
50
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Ceramic
Paint
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Crocodile
Description:
Rectangular lid of a box. The lid is decorated with an image of a crocodile painted red on a light ground. There is a projection (handle?) at one end decorated with eyes.
Height:
3.9cm
Length:
17cm
Width:
9.7cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27H
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