University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E7009
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G
Date Made: 100BC-300AD
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100BC-300AD
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Sandstone
Iconography:Ba
Height: 47 cm
Width: 25 cm
Depth: 37 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Ba statue of male "twins" wearing long kilts, but no jewelry. On their heads are holes for the insertion of attachment of a solar disk. They each have wings.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27FView 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: 306-07View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 236-237/123View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Randall-MacIver, David, and Woolley, C. Leonard. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (plates).. Philadelphia. University Museum. Vol. Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia, IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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