Decorated ostrich egg

Nubian
Kerma


Object Place: Egypt; Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Room L

Accession Number

13.4264

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Ostrich egg decorated with crude incised human figures and animals; in fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: From Nubia, Sudan, Kerma, Room L (in hard debris which covered earlier red brick walls).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition