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Ostrich Egg

Object Number:31-2-134
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushmen
Provenience: Botswana
Section:African
Materials:Eggshell
Iconography:Water Container
Credit Line:Gift of Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1931

Description

Used for storing water. With scratched decoration.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture ( Apr 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1982 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 2014. Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture Inspired by Penn Museum Treasures.. Philadelphia. pg. 133 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: contents, 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 33/Fig. 2-8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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