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Fragments of ostrich egg

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
110–90 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX,chamber A

Dimensions

Thk 0.2 in.

Accession Number

22-1-92f

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Fragments of ostrich egg shell. g- missing (see also 22-1-92a, 22-1-92b, 22-1-92h).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, pyramid 20. 1922: 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