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Fragments of an ostrich egg

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–369 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XIII, room A

Accession Number

18-2-459

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Nine fragments of an ostrich egg shell.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIII (Harsiyotef), room A. 1917: 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