University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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: 28.1cm
Width: 26.9cm
Depth: 23.1cm
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, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 230/8.72View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Adams, William Y. et al. 2003. Nubia Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan. 321 p. : Page/Fig./Plate: 211/148View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 300-01View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 153/127View 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: 69 / plate 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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