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Object Number:
E8183
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Meroitic
Provenience:
Egypt
Nubia
Karanog
Locus:
G 566
Date Made:
100 BC-1 BC
Early Date:
-100
Late Date:
-1
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Ceramic
Paint
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Giraffe
Snake
Trees
Description:
Jar decorated with a frieze of foraging giraffes and undulating snakes spitting ankh signs.
Height:
34cm
Outside Diamater:
29.4cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Adams, William Y. et al. 2003. Nubia Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan. 321 p. : Page/Fig./Plate: 129/22
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 304-05
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[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 161/169
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[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 41
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