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Ostrich eggshell fragments

Ostrich eggshell, nearly complete and pasted together in places to give shape.

Provenance

From Semna, S520. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter x thickness: 15.3 x 12.6 x 0.15 cm (6 x 4 15/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1968

Medium or Technique

Ostrich eggshell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains