University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E8170
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 112
Date Made: 100 BC - AD 300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100 BC - AD 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Vulture
Height: 33 cm
Outside Diameter:30.7 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Decoration on this jar includes horizontal banding. At the top a four petaled floral motif; below 2 large vultures with spread wings painted white and black on a red ground.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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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