University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E8293
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 162
Date Made: 75-125 AD
Early Date: 75
Late Date: 125
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Giraffe
Palm Tree
Height: 38cm
Outside Diameter:20.2cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Cylindrical vessel decorated with giraffes and a palm tree painted white and black on a red ground on the body. On the shoulder are Isis knots, faces, and ankhs.


Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 164View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard & Randall-MacIver, David. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (plates). Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia, Vol. IV. : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 42 / 43View Objects cited in this Publication

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