Fragment of lead ore
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, southwest foundation deposit
Length: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Found in a blue faience cup (17-4-1172).
From Nuri, pyramid XXVII (Madiken), southwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition