University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E8183
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 566
Date Made: 100 BC-1 BC
Early Date: -100
Late Date: -1
Height: 34cm
Outside Diameter:29.4cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908


Jar decorated with a frieze of foraging giraffes and undulating snakes spitting ankh signs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)View Objects in Exhibition


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

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