Foundation deposit-lead ore

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown king
362–342 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I

Dimensions

2.1 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2937

Medium or Technique

Lead ore

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

F.D. SW #6. Fragment of lead or, very roughly squared with many tool scratches.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Pryamid I. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition