Ostrich eggshell fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S520

Dimensions

Height x diameter x thickness: 15.3 x 12.6 x 0.15 cm (6 x 4 15/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1968

Medium or Technique

Ostrich eggshell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Ostrich eggshell, nearly complete and pasted together in places to give shape.

Provenance

From Semna, S520. 1924: 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