FMNH 156984.nosub[1]

  • CN-0000 156984
    Project leader:Kish Project
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Overall Side 1
  • 156984 faunal cup, ostrich egg
    Photographer:Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: Overall view
  • 156984: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup

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    Description: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup. One end of egg cut off to form orifice. Top is pottery, with mother of pearl inlay on rim, neck set in bitumen. Early Dynastic III.
  • 236467: Ostrich bird egg shell cup

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ostrich bird egg shell cup
  • 156984: Ostrich bird egg shell cup One

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    Description: Bronze metal frog stand. Kish item. Hollow-cast frog with inlay of shells [or limestone] for bulging eyes; supporting a copper rod that rises from the middle of its back. Five lotus petals at top hold cup which originally must have contained the rushes to be burned.
Catalog Number: 156984.nosub[1]
Description: ostrich eggshell cup
Materials: egg shell
Time Period: Early Dynastic III
Locality: Asia, Iraq, Kish: Grave 128, Cemetery A
Accession Number: [1497] Excavations at Kish, Iraq (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1924
Other Numbers: Egg: 2645
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
City/Town: Kish
Collector/Source: Excavations at Kish, Iraq, Excavations at Kish, Iraq
IRN: 1059621
GUID: 5619f342-8ad4-4f07-9749-d0d04bc4a6dd