Sumerian Ostrich Egg



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Sumerian Egg
Sumerian ostrich egg shaped vessel - c. 2600 to 2500 B.C
made of gold, lapis lazuli, red limestone, shell and bitumen.
Found at the Royal Tombs of Ur (Royal Cemetary)
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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