University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E7036
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Nubian
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: Surface Find
Period: Meroitic
Date Made: 100BC-AD300
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Sandstone
Iconography:Ba
Human Head
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Head of a ba statue. Still retains pinkish pigment. The eyes and ears are stylized and emphasized The nose and mouth are rather crudely carved. The hair line is sharply defined.


Bibliography:

[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 236-37/123View 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 9View Objects cited in this Publication

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