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Fragment of eggshell

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145

Dimensions

2.5 x 1.1 x 0.05 cm (1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-537c

Medium or Technique

Egg shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Fragment of an egg shell about the size of a hen’s egg.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 1921: 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