Ostrich Shell Vessel
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1st millennium B.C.E.
Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
An ostrich egg, with metal fittings having a small flared neck on one end and a narrow tubular neck on the other end. The metal fittings are incised with animal features--possibly a ram (?).
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Ostrich Shell Vessel, ca. 1st millennium B.C.E. Eggshell, metal, 8 x 4 3/4 in. (20.3 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.35_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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