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Jar

Object Number:E8275
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Meroitic
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Locus: G 530
Date Made: AD 1 - AD 50
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 50
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Face
Ankh
Lotus
Height: 20.5 cm
Outside Diameter:18.2 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Description

Between lotus stems alternate red and black heads with large eyes and a crescent moon shaped element on their foreheads. Faces mouthless. Lotus blossoms 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 B. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 163View 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 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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