University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E8275
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 530
Date Made: AD 1 - AD 50
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 50
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Face
Ankh
Lotus
Height: 20.5cm
Outside Diameter:18.2cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Between lotus stems alternate red and black heads with large eyes and a crescent moon shaped element on their foreheads. Faces mouthless. Lotus blossoms and ankh signs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 163View 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 49View Objects cited in this Publication

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