Where in the nursery rhyme does it say that humpty-dumpty is an egg?

i don't get it.where in the nursery rhyme did it state that HUMPTY DUMPTY is an egg? this is the complete nursery rhyme: Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty... show more i don't get it.where in the nursery rhyme did it state that HUMPTY DUMPTY is an egg?

this is the complete nursery rhyme:

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

They tried to push him up
They tried to pull him up
They tried to patch him up
Couldn’t put him back together again.

They tried to push him up
They tried to pull him up
They tried to patch him up
Couldn’t put him back together again.

he could be a vase,right?or something fragile.but why on earth is he called an EGG?!
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