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Fragment of ostrich shell and vessel

Nubian
Meroitic Period; reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

3 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-135.1

Medium or Technique

Ostrich shells, faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Three small fragments of ostrich egg shell. Several fragments of vessel

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; 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