University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E8170
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 112
Date Made: 100 BC - AD 300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Vulture
Height: 33cm
Outside Diameter:30.7cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Decoration on this jar includes horizontal banding. At the top a four petaled floral motif; below 2 large vultures with spread wings painted white and black on a red ground.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27EView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 161View 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 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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