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Bird feathers

fragments of decayed ostrich feathers

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 341, February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Accession Number

23-2-29a

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains