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Statue

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Date:
100BC-AD300
-100
300
Description:

Head of a ba statue. Still retains pinkish pigment. The eyes and ears are stylized and emphasized The nose and mouth are rather crudely carved. The hair line is sharply defined.

Medium:
Sandstone
Provenance:

The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1908

Source:
E7036
Spatial:
Egypt
Nubia
Karanog Cemetery
Temporal:
Meroitic
Coverage:
Nubian
Identifier:
20497
Subject:
Ba|Human Head
Agg Provider:
Penn Museum
Agg Is Shown At:
http://www.penn.museum/collections/object/20497