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Jar

Object Number:
E8157
Current Location:
Imagine Africa
Culture:
Meroitic
Provenience:
Egypt
Nubia
Aniba
Karanog
Locus:
G 712
Date Made:
100-1 BC
Early Date:
-100
Late Date:
-1
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Ceramic
Paint
Iconography:
wreath
swans
trees
bugs
tables of the sun
Description:
Decoration on the jar consists of two wreaths at the top; below, swans, trees, bugs and "tables of the sun". Blue-black and white on a red ground.
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011 - Jan 2013)
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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: 270/244
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[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 160
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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 45
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