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Object Number: E8737
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
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
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

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.


Bibliography:

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

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