FMNH 156985.nosub[1]

  • 156985 faunal cup, ostrich egg
    Project leader:Kish Project
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Overall view
  • 156985: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup restored from about 80 fragments from grave. Top is pottery; mother-of-pearl inlay set with bitumen. 3000 B.C.
  • 156985: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ostrich [bird] egg shell cup restored from about 80 fragments. Top is pottery; mother-of-pearl inlay set with bitumen. 3000 B.C.
Catalog Number: 156985.nosub[1]
Description: ostrich eggshell cup
Materials: egg shell
Time Period: Early Dynastic III
Locality: Asia, Iraq, Kish: Grave 120, Cemetery A
Accession Number: [1497] Excavations at Kish, Iraq (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1924
Other Numbers: 2534
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
City/Town: Kish
Collector/Source: Excavations at Kish, Iraq, Excavations at Kish, Iraq
IRN: 1059622
GUID: 666d754b-d936-4695-bf5c-8f413cd7c64c