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Object Number:E5271
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies Gallery)
Currently On Display
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Shablul
Locus: Cemetery J33B
Date Made: 100BC-300 AD
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Chicken
ankh
Height: 8.5 cm
Outside Diameter:8.7 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Shablul; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1907

Description

Cup with slightly flaring sides. Decoration consists of birds (guinea fowl) pecking the ground and ankh signs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa.. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 166/196View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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