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Jar

Object Number:E8183
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 566
Date Made: 100 BC-1 BC
Early Date: -100
Late Date: -1
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Giraffe
Snake
Trees
Height: 34 cm
Outside Diameter:29.4 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Jar decorated with a frieze of foraging giraffes and undulating snakes spitting ankh signs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Nubia: Egypt\'s Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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: 129/22View 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: 304-05View 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: 161/169View 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: plate 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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