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Object Number:E7512
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 187
Date Made: 100BC-AD300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100BC-AD300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:female
Height: 15 cm
Width: 9.3 cm
Outside Diameter:9.3 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Bronze. Decorated with a trefoil mouth and handle terminating below in a female mask, above in a human figure whose arms encircle the rim of the vessel; another mask and other decorative elements appear on the handle.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard & Randall-MacIver, David. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (plates). Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia, Vol. IV.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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