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Jar

Object Number:E8157
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 712
Date Made: 100-1 BC
Early Date: -100
Late Date: -1
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Iconography:wreath
swans
trees
bugs
tables of the sun
Height: 28.9 cm
Outside Diameter:29.7 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 the jar consists of two wreaths at the top; below, swans, trees, bugs and "tables of the sun". Blue-black and white on a red ground.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011) 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: 270/244View 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: 160View 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 45View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 111, fig. 100View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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