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Fragment of ostrich shell and vessel

Three small fragments of ostrich egg shell. Several fragments of vessel

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period; reign of Akinidad, 84–69 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-135.1

Medium or Technique

Ostrich shells, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects