University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-54-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1895.1.131 - Other Number


Land transportation: saddlebag/water bag. Large saddle bag, made of several pieces of plain leather sewn together and decorated with white shells, forming a container with rounded bottom and open top. Used to carry goods on camel back. Possibly a water bucket used by the Shadoof to lift water for irrigation.

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