The Nubian Egg

Photo by Leonardo Ramos on Unsplash

We are heading back to Egypt (sort of) we are actually looking at what used to be known as Nubia.

From around the first cataract of the Nile down. Today it would be Northern Sudan.

What is it?

It is a carved ostrich egg which was discovered in 1907 by British archaeologist Mallaby Cecil Firth in tomb from the Nagada I culture. The egg was found in tomb 96 of cemetery 102. It is…