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Fragments of ostrich egg

Fragments of ostrich egg shell. g- missing (see also 22-1-92a, 22-1-92b, 22-1-92h).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, pyramid 20. 1922: 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 Tanyidamani, 110–90 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thk 0.2 in.

Accession Number

22-1-92f

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains