Ostrich egg fragment
284 B.C.–A.D. 275
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIX
13 x 7.5 x .15 cm (7/16 x 2 15/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ostrich egg shell
Not On View
Fragment of decorative ostrich egg shell. Broad scratched line and maybe female figure.
Gebel Barkal PYR XIX; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition