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Bird feathers

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 341; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23-2-29a

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

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