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Toilet Box

Object Number:E7519
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 45
Date Made: 100 BC-AD 300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Ivory
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:lion
sphinx
woman
Height: 28.1 cm
Width: 26.9 cm
Depth: 23.1 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Casket with Lid. wood, inlaid ivory.

Restored and reconstructed; hinged lid attached not separate OB 2/96

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 230/8.72View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Adams, William Y. 2003. Nubia Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan.. Barcelona. Fundacio "la Caixa". ed. 1st. pg. 321 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 211/148View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 300-01View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] O'Connor, David B. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 153/127View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Randall-MacIver, David, and Woolley, Charles L. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (plates).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia, IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 69 / plate 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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